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Thank you to everyone who made Sunday a success

Thousands upon thousands of UNISON members – and their families – took time on Sunday to come to Manchester and march saying No to Austerity, Yes t

Keep free school meals for infant children: sign the petition

Only a year after the free school meals policy was introduced for all infant children (those aged four to seven) in English schools the government

Suffragettes in the spotlight

A new film, Suffragette, brings to light the real story of the movement that did so much to win the vote for women in the early part of th

The government has got it wrong over tax credits, says UNISON

Commenting on remarks made by the Prime Minister over the weekend and by the Chancellor today (Monday) at the Conservative party conference in Manc

5 Ways that People Power Helped Defeat Shell

All rights reserved. Credit: © Greenpeace Shell just announced it’s giving up on drilling for oil in the Alaskan Arctic. This is a...

Government’s tax credit grab will hit 91,000 in Northern Ireland

Government cuts to tax credits next April will leave nearly 91,100 low to middle-income working families across Northern Ireland – and their 175,40

‘We will win – together’ Prentis tells Manchester rally

“Millions of working people and their families are paying a heavy price under the government’s harsh austerity policies,” general secretary Dave Pr

Fuelling Climate Crisis

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Bike Space on ScotRail trains

Many central-Scotland trains, including Edinburgh-Glasgow main line, are to be replaced by new electric trains.  Are you concerned about bike s

Government’s tax credit snatch and grab will hit more than 2.7m working households across the UK

Government cuts to tax credits next April will leave more than 2.7 million low to middle income working families across the UK – and their 5.2 mill


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Today (7 October) is World Day for Decent Work.

John Ray Initiative:

It was with sadness that I learned of the sudden death of Professor Graham Ashworth CBE.

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