Become a Safety rep

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!

Time to be Heard – TUC Young Workers Month

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 […]

Thank you to #OurHeroes

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 […]

Be a part of our new recruitment video!

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 […]

It takes one to know one…

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. […]

Proud to be in UNISON

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

£10 Now- standing together for fair pay

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 […]

Cap it!

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 […]

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs)

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 […]