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November 6th, 2018

The public is showing its support for UNISON members at the University of Leicester who face wage cuts of £800 to £1,200 a year – with almost 1,000 people signing a petition backing the workers in just its first three days.

The 26 workers affected are the university’s security team, who...

November 6th, 2018

UNISON is marking becoming the UK’s biggest union by launching a month of recruitment activity today (Tuesday) to reach out to every worker in the country providing public services.

The union has now more than 1.3 million people in its membership who work in education, local government,...

November 6th, 2018
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UNISON EU members urged the government to “truly safeguard” citizens’ rights, regardless of the final outcome of the Brexit negotiations, in a major Westminster rally and lobby yesterday

They joined colleagues from citizens’ rights groups the3million and...

November 5th, 2018

This week is UNISON’s One Team week where we celebrate the whole team of staff who make the NHS work.

NHS support staff make a vital contribution to the NHS every minute of every day, but often their work goes unnoticed. Most of the public don’t see the staff who work behind the scenes,...

November 5th, 2018

“Libraries are the heart of our communities,” UNISON’s London regional secretary Maggi Ferncombe told demonstrators at Saturday’s Save our Libraries event in Parliament Square.

Several hundred people, from library workers to users, readers to writers, from young to old, gathered at the...