UNISON’s national executive council has agreed a general secretary election will take place this year
Despite the government’s claims to the contrary, their plans are about gagging charities and charity workers from conducting necessary scrutiny.
Regional Council brings together branches from across the region three times a year, to discuss the current issues affecting our members across the region. It meets in January after the annual Get Active event, May, when we hold annual elections, and October. Delegates are elected by each branch and UNISON rules ensure delegations reflect the […]
Ordinary workers come together in UNISON to win fairer, healthier and more productive workplaces. The union’s staff work hard to enable members to lead the work, set priorities, and build the union. Each UNISON region has a Regional Secretary who is in charge of the day-to-day running of the union and is responsible to the General […]
UNISON is committed to achieving equality for all by fighting disability discrimination and campaigning to remove barriers to employment in the workplace. Through self organisation disabled members help the Union to identify and challenge discrimination. This helps build equality throughout the work of the Union. It can also be a valuable way for members to […]
Serving public service workers for two decades has been ‘honour and privilege’
The last twelve weeks have seen the country on lockdown due to Covid-19. Restrictions are beginning to lift in many areas. However, it remains the case that ‘business as usual’ is still some way off in almost all sections of society. The region’s priorities throughout this crisis have been to protect the health and wellbeing […]
Covid-19 has meant that we have been unable to proceed with several routine meetings and events since March this year. Although society has begun to open up again, the threat of the virus is still very much present, as can be seen across the country, with local lockdowns taking place in towns and cities. When […]