National News

November 14th, 2018

General secretary Dave Prentis has called for “a thorough and urgent investigation” into yesterday’s murder of Turkish trade union leader Abdullah Karacan, and the shooting of two of his colleagues.

Mr Karacan, president of the rubber and chemical workers’ union DISK/Lastik-İş, was killed...

November 14th, 2018

UNISON is urging employers to pay the £65 fee for their staff who are citizens of other EU countries and apply for ‘settled status’ to stay in the UK after Brexit on 29 March.

The union has produced a model letter for relevant branches to edit and use when writing to their employers on...

November 12th, 2018

We’ve seen some great Grovember #JoinUNISON social media posts. Here’s a few tips to make your posts perfect.

November 12th, 2018

We’re launching a new branch competition for Grovember to encourage all branches to do one small thing to make the union more visible during November.

You could win £500 for your branch – just by updating your noticeboard and posting the result on social media.

Post a pic on...

November 12th, 2018

A group campaigning to save five council-run nurseries in Salford has joined up with campaigners from across the country at a rally in Salford

The five nurseries in Salford are all rated outstanding by Ofsted, but were threatened with closure earlier this year when government cuts removed...