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November 1st, 2018

There should soon be no hiding place for anyone who bullies their staff, or colleagues, at the South Western Ambulance Service (SWAS), following the publication today (Thursday) of an independent report, says UNISON.

The report, based on a staff survey and interviews conducted by...

November 1st, 2018

Thousands of UNISON members across the country are better off after they and their union chalked up various victories in October.

The month kicked off in fighting style, with traffic wardens – or civil enforcement...

November 1st, 2018

By now I hope most UNISON members have heard about ‘Grovember’. It’s a month of activity across our union, focussed on growing our union.

It’s all part of building a union that’s bigger, better and bolder.

We’re not content just to be the biggest union in the UK, we want to keep...

November 1st, 2018

UNISON is now, officially, the UK’s largest union. We’ve come through the toughest years of public service cuts and kept our union strong. At a time when we might have expected to see a collapse in membership, UNISON has held steady. We did that by keeping our focus on what’s important to...

November 1st, 2018

You know that feeling, when you look around and see you’re the only one still left at the party… I’m 21 and I’m a committed trade union activist. With just 4% of union members aged 16 to 24, I’m in a minority.

But something is happening. More young members are joining UNISON – we’re one...