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So you think you could never speak at a UNISON conference?

Neither did young member Victoria Haddow, so she did something about it After a few months on the Regional Young Members Committee I fancied a challenge! I’d heard that another young member, Stacey Davies from Cambridge had spoken at last year’s National Local Government Conference. That was something I couldn’t see myself doing, at least […]

News, UNISON voices on the UNISON Eastern site.

Fighting sexual harassment and standing up for disabled workers

The final debates at national conference witnessed passionate debates on sexual harassment in the workplace and raising the profile of disabled members

Article on the UNISON National site.

National Apprenticeship Week – raising the standard

It’s National Apprenticeship Week and UNISON is celebrating the good, while protecting against the bad and the ugly side of apprenticeships

Article on the UNISON National site.

Conference applauds winners of young members’ organising award

Scottish young members win organising award for work against bullying

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Delegates back call to improve representation

Under-representation – particularly among young members – cited as a problem that needs to be tackled

Article on the UNISON National site.

Cuts are destroying youth services across the country, local government conference hears

Delegates commit union to campaign for quality youth services as part of broader fight to save local services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Young UNISON members gather to plan campaigns

Book now for UNISON’s annual national young members weekend on 13-15 May

Article on the UNISON National site.

Have your say on the national minimum wage

The Low Pay Commission is running an online survey on the national minimum wage to inform a report to the government – have your say before 26 September

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for a better start for young people

Survey of young people shows that 93% do not think that the government is doing enough to help them to cope with the recession

Article on the UNISON National site.

Help save the equality duty

Sign a new petition to protect the public sector equality duty from the government’s so-called war on red tape

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON signs recognition agreement with Norse group

Council-owned company is ‘genuine example of best practice in the private sector’ says union.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Get set for our spring recruitment drive

UNISON is gearing up for a further massive union-wide recruitment campaign this spring

Article on the UNISON National site.

Help support student threatened with deportation

UNISON is urging members to sign a petition being run by students in Enfield, to prevent their friend and classmate Yashika Bageerathi being deported to a potentially dangerous situation in Mauritius

Article on the UNISON National site.

North West gears up for anti-cuts rally

People across the North West are gearing up to call for Fair Funding for Public Services at a march and rally in Liverpool tomorrow

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON launches credit union network

UNISON is launching a unique scheme to increase the help that it gives members in financial difficulty, and challenge the rise of the pay-day lenders

Article on the UNISON National site.