Our National Delegate Conference (NDC) which took place last week in Liverpool showcased so much of what makes our union great. We discussed some of the biggest issues facing our country, our public services and the wider world – and developed a plan of action focussed on the priorities of UNISON members for the year […]
The final debates at national conference witnessed passionate debates on sexual harassment in the workplace and raising the profile of disabled members
The article Fighting sexual harassment and standing up for disabled workers first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Delegates denounce the cynical attack on public service workers' pensions and warn that other sectors are at risk
UNISON’s National Executive Council (NEC) has elected Josie Bird, a local government worker from Newcastle, as president at the union’s annual national conference in Liverpool. Josie has been an administrative officer at Newcastle City Council for 18 years and an active member of UNISON for 17 years. She has served as junior and senior vice […]
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Speakers talk of the devastation caused by Conservative attacks on benefits and the most vulnerable in society
The article Conference sets campaigning tasks on universal credit first appeared on the UNISON National site.
'A decade of austerity has ravaged social care', conference delegates are told
The article UNISON urges an end to the ‘ongoing crisis in social care’ first appeared on the UNISON National site.
UNISON conference hears stories of violence and aggression including teaching assistants having to wear stab vests
Shadow Brexit secretary tells UNISON that the option to remain in the EU should be part of any second referendum
The article Keir Starmer: ‘The public should have the option to remain’ first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Renaming LGBT+ group will future-proof it and increase inclusivity
Second local authority in the UK to be affiliated with Electronics Watch
The article Lewisham Council commits to tackling abuses in global supply chains first appeared on the UNISON National site.