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National young members weekend

16-18 May: a great chance to meet, work, and socialise with other young members and learn some key skills

Article on the UNISON National site.

How is austerity affecting the LGBT community?

Help our research to uncover the effect austerity is having, whether you are an LGBT service user or working providing services

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Wales welcomes investment for young people

UNISON Wales welcomes the proposal from the Welsh government for further investment into the Jobs Growth Wales programme to create an additional 4,000 job opportunities for 16-24 year olds

Article on the UNISON National site.

Recruitment campaign continues to break records

October continues a bumper autumn for new members joining UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

Unemployment spells misery for thousands in the West Midlands

A slight fall in UK jobless figures masks a dismal picture for the West Midlands, says UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON survey reveals young feeling let down by the coalition

The country’s 17 to 25-year-olds feel so let down that 24% say they will not vote in the next general election

Article on the UNISON National site.

A better start for young people survey

Under 27? Take two minutes to fill out our survey

Article on the UNISON National site.

One wage for all ages

UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Beyond the stereotypes: learning for young members, by young members

Matthew Hodgson is a UNISON learning rep and branch young members’ officer for United Utilities in the North West. In this blog he talks about his own experiences as a learner and explains how branches can reach out to young workers with learning opportunities. As a young person I was sadly treated with a stereotypical […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

UNISON celebrates the Amos Bursary

UNISON is a partner of the Amos Bursary, which supports talented year 12 students from challenging environments for a total of five years, through their university experience and into the world of work or further study

Article on the UNISON National site.

Sisters are doin’ it for themselves

Being young and female in 2019

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

A new way for young workers to learn about workplace rights

Young workers have rights around pay, holiday, health and safety and equalities that exist to protect them in the workplace. It’s vital that every young worker knows and understands their rights to make sure their employers aren’t breaking the rules. UNISON, in partnership with Wranx, have launched a free bite sized digital tool which uses […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Jo Wagstaffe: Young members active in UNISON

Jo is a young member from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police and Justice branch. She is a member of the South East Young Members’ Forum and also sits on National Young Members’ Forum.

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Making 2019 the year for young workers

Conference agrees to organise and recruit more workers under 25

Article on the UNISON National site.

NHS employers tempted to view apprentices as ‘cheap labour’, warns UNISON

Union will seek to use Agenda for Change to protect apprentice pay and conditions

Article, News on the UNISON National site.