Women’s history has been long overlooked and this is an opportunity to raise awareness of women’s history, to celebrate women’s lives and achievements; which are not only inspiring, but also provide strong role models for women today.
Help keep your colleagues safe at work from Covid-19. UNISON is looking for at least one health and safety representative in every workplace where we have members. Sign up today!
Tell us what is affecting you in your workplace. Held in November every year, TUC Young Workers Month is a time where unions highlight the important issues facing young workers. It is an opportunity to recruit and organise even more young members to help us win better working conditions and build a stronger union. This […]
So many UNISON members are working hard day and night in the most difficult of circumstances, caring for others, and keeping the country going throughout the Covid-19 crisis. Whether they are carers, nurses, refuse collectors, hospital porters, or anything in between, dedicated public servants are going above and beyond to look after us all. This […]
A number of NHS Trusts are now carrying out their new starter inductions by virtual means. Social distancing rules mean that it may be some time before UNISON can attend these inductions in person. As we have all learned new ways of staying connected, digitally, over the last six weeks, and got over the horror […]
Refer a rep this November for a chance to win £500 of shopping vouchers! Following on from a hugely successful Grovember, last year, which saw UNISON not only become the biggest union, but significantly grow our membership, when other unions are shrinking, November 2019 will see the entire union coming together to Go for Growth. […]
UNISON South East has launched a campaign to celebrate everything good about being a UNISON member. Trade unions have a long history of campaigning and organising around issues that affect all spheres of life; here our members tell us why they are proud to be part of the union movement and #proudtobeinUNISON
2018 marks one hundred years since women won the right to vote for the first time. Events are taking place to mark the centenary across the country. Find out more about what’s happening over the summer below. The campaign for the parliamentary vote for women was a long and bitter struggle that began in earnest […]
Back your public service champions From saving the lives of your loved ones, to keeping your neighbourhood safe – your public service champions work around the clock to make your life better. But, there’s another side to the story. Because of spending cuts, your public services are in crisis. So, if your healthcare, education and […]
UNISON and its predecessors were among the first organisations in the country to support the Living Wage. There are over 1,300 employers accredited as living wage employers by the Living Wage Foundation. The Scotland government has established the living wage within all its public sector organisations. Many UNISON service groups and regions have launched living […]
The South East Young Members’ Forum has launched a campaign aimed at persuading the government to introduce rent capping in the South East. The South East has the second highest median rents, where private rental properties cost an average of £852 per month. The median rental values in London and the South East have grown […]
NHS organisations across England are currently working together to produce sustainability and transformation plans (STPs). What are sustainability and transformation plans? Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are five-year local plans for health and care services. They are being developed by 44 geographical areas, or ‘footprints’, covering England. NHS organisations, local authorities and other health and […]
Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8. The unfortunate fact is that women are still not paid equally to […]
❤ UNISON week provides an opportunity to open conversations and celebrate our success stories with members and potential members. A strong, engaged membership is vital for us to face future challenges with confidence.
Let’s work together for a better future – get involved in Heart UNISON week 8 to 14 February 2017