National News

February 6th, 2018

Local government workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who are covered by pay negotiations at the national joint council are being consulted on the employers’ two-year pay offer.

The consultation is being conducted via branches, who will then report the results to their regional...

February 6th, 2018

Today is a momentous day. One hundred years ago, the Represention of the People Act was passed, meaning that for the first time women could vote alongside men and determine who runs our country.

As a union with more than a million women members, this is obviously an anniversary that means...

February 6th, 2018

Look out for changes to the UNISON application forms. Changes to data protection regulations and to the political funds mean the forms have to change from 1 March.

Orders for the current forms will be restricted to small numbers of the standard forms from early February and new forms will...

February 6th, 2018

It’s a new year and we have a new UNISON Living partner to announce –  a big one.

For most people, a mortgage is their biggest financial commitment, so it pays...

February 6th, 2018

Members rightly look to UNISON for care and support when they experience harm from stress, but we also need to offer realistic expectations of the process for those who want to bring a claim for personal injury.

The union introduced a stress claims checklist in 2017 for branches to run...