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Georgia attended her first UNISON meeting—see what happened next!

Georgia Norton, young members’ officer at Colchester Borough Council branch, tells us about how she became involved in UNISON In my branch I am not just the young members’ officer but hold the role as branch treasurer and steward. Having only been a member for two years, I knew I wanted to get involved in the […]

News, UNISON voices on the UNISON Eastern site.

Young Black member of the year – ‘I’m just trying to fight injustice’

Funmi Ayeni addresses conference after winning inaugural award

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON equality survey 2020 – tell us about your experiences during the pandemic

Tell us about your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – and join the prize draw for shopping vouchers

Article, Equality, News on the UNISON National site.

Making 2019 the year for young workers

National Delegate Conference agrees to organise and recruit more workers under 25

Article, News on the UNISON South West site.

Young workers: ‘You need us and we need you’

Young members talk about their concerns, their hopes and their achievements at national delegate conference

Article on the UNISON National site.

Louise Fountain tells us why she decided on an apprenticeship in the NHS

I started working at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in May 2015 and am due to finish in May 2016. I had been working in retail, but I was working unsocial hours and I really wanted to find an office job. I saw this position advertised on the NHS jobs page and thought it looked really […]

News, UNISON voices on the UNISON Eastern site.

The search is on for UNISON’s top young campaigners

Nominations for the 2019 Eric Roberts Award are open now – and need to be submitted by 28 December

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls on the government to address housing crisis

The nation faces a desperate housing crisis. We need to build at least 250,000 homes per year to meet housing demand but less than half the homes we need are being built. The acute shortage of housing – particularly social and affordable housing – has led to spiralling rents and house prices across the nation […]

News on the UNISON South East site.

I’m 21 and I’m a committed trade unionist

A blog from Kendal Bromley-Bewes

Article on the UNISON National site.

Conference hears that ‘one person bullied is one too many’

National delegate conference hears emotional report on the scale and impact of bullying and harassment in the workplace

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Local government to target bullying in the workplace

Conference agrees to spread the anti-bullying message, particularly during Young Workers’ Month in November

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Minimum wage rates increase

New minimum wage rates come into force across UK, including ‘national living wage’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Are we making a difference for equality in your workplace?

Can you spare five minutes to help UNISON win equality in the workplace?

Article on the UNISON National site.

Those with the most to lose in the EU referendum could be those who make all the difference

Young people, especially women, may feel disconnected from Europe but they have the most to lose if Britain Brexits. Parental leave, paid holiday, limits on excessive hours and the right to maternity pay are just some of the important benefits we receive from the EU which would be at risk if we left.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Do you know an award-winning young member?

Do you know a young UNISON member who has been involved in effective and innovative campaigning – or is just an outstanding trade unionist?

Article, News on the UNISON National site.