National News

August 15th, 2018

Do you know a support worker in the NHS who deserves national recognition for their dedication?

Perhaps you’re one yourself?

Then the Our Health Heroes awards, organised by Skills for Health and the...

August 15th, 2018

A three-day strike by UNISON members at the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust, which was scheduled to begin on Monday, has been called off after the trust’s management lifted the threat of creating a wholly-owned subsidiary.

The trust had intended to set up the company and transfer the...

August 14th, 2018

By-elections are due to be held for 59 seats on the union’s service group executives or SGEs.

The nomination period will open on Monday 10 September 2018 and close at 5pm on Friday 19 October 2018. Procedures and nomination forms will be available to download from the UNISON website from...

August 13th, 2018

MPs are looking into pension fund costs and charges, and UNISON is asking members to fill in a survey on their pensions.

This will help provide information to be included in the union’s submission to the to the Commons work and pensions select committee, which is carrying out the inquiry...

August 10th, 2018

Do you have any views on how to make longer tenancies easier in England’s privately rented housing sector? Well UNISON is asking you to share them with the government.

Westminster’s department of housing, communities and local government is in the middle of a consultation over proposals...