General election 2024

Wes Streeting MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, speaking to a nurse while visiting the Cambridge Practice in Aldershot, Hampshire, UK. Photo©Steve Forrest/Workers’ Photos

Wes Streeting: The man who can

The shadow health and social care secretary has one of the most daunting tasks should Labour gain power in Westminster. Who is he, and how will he fix such huge issues?

‘Work will finally pay’

Shadow secretary for Wales Jo Stevens on what public sector workers could expect from a Labour victory at the general election

Trade unions and Labour: ‘two sides of the same coin’

Liz Twist is a former head of health for UNISON’s Northern region, turned member of parliament, who now chairs the union’s group of Labour MPs

General election 2024: Back to school

Shadow education secretary Bridget Phillipson speaks to UNISON about her plans to rebuild the education system – and how that can impact on the union’s members

Abena Oppong-Asare MP stands with UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea

Shadow women’s health minister: ‘The NHS is amazing, but it was built for men’

Abena Oppong-Asare MP outlined her vision for public health after speaking at UNISON’s annual women’s conference

General election 2024: ‘It’s our chance to change Britain’

As the nation waits for Rishi Sunak to call the election, Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner writes exclusively for UNISON, with her view of the challenges and opportunities ahead

A portrait of Andrew law of the Open University

Empowering humans in an AI world

Andrew Law of the Open University talks to UNISON about the issues and opportunities posed by the AI revolution

Jon Cruddas

Book review – A Century of Labour

The ‘origin story’ of the party makes clear it has always been made up of many different strands – a ‘broad church’

Photo of a plantation worker, walking in a plantation, away from the camera, carrying a large number of bananas on his back

The bruising truth about bananas

Plantation workers in Costa Rica pay a high price for the tropical fruit on our tables, but trade unions are working hard to protect them. Demetrios Matheou reports

Legal briefing: sexual harassment at work

UNISON’s legal team looks at current attempts, through the Worker Protection Bill, to strengthen legal safeguards against workplace harassment, including sexual harassment