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July 2nd, 2018

This Saturday thousands of people marched through central London to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS, and show that they’re willing to fight for it.

This is how the day went down.


July 2nd, 2018

If it’s June, it’s the seaside. If it’s 2018, it’s Brighton. Once again, UNISON activists gathered in the south coast resort last month for our national delegate conference – the annual parliament that sets the priorities for the year ahead and decides policies for the union.

And there...

June 29th, 2018

It’s a quarter of a century since UNISON was born. The merger of COHSE, NALGO and NUPE created the UK’s public service union. The UK’s biggest and most accomplished union.

In our anniversary year (beginning 1 July), we’ll be celebrating in various ways.

At our national delegate...

June 29th, 2018

First off, as someone probably hasn’t ever said, history is just the same things happening with different people.

So a Conservative government led by a weak Prime Minister who had come to power on the back of an internal Tory election seemed to be on the brink of losing office and led a...

June 29th, 2018

25 years ago, public service workers came together to form UNISON. Many people said that a public service union was the right idea, but at the wrong time. Others said that NUPE, COHSE and NALGO were too different and that bringing them together was doomed to fail.

A quarter of a century...