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UNISON’s reaction to the Prime Minister’s speech at Tory conference

Commenting on David Cameron’s speech to the Conservative party conference today (Wednesday) in Manchester, UNISON General Secretary Dave Pr

On World Day for Decent Work, join the fight against the Trade Union Bill

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

Professor Graham Ashworth CBE

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

Latest council signs up to Ethical Care Charter

Cheshire West and Chester has become the latest council to sign up to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter.

Greenpeace responds to Shell CEO calls for Carbon Pricing

Coal phase-out welcome but clean energy plan needed

UNISON condemns plan to slash Essex police service

UNISON has condemned a plan by Essex Police to slash the number of police community support officers (PCSOs) and shut police stations in the county

Sky Rainforest Rescue concludes with a billion trees still standing

Local government pension funds’ infrastructure investing must be in members’ best interests, says UNISON

The Chancellor’s decision today (Monday) to allow the local government pensions funds to come together and invest on a grander scale is welcome.

Britain backs initiative to restrain Security Council veto

The UK has supported an initiative that commits members of the UN Security Council to voluntarily refrain from using the veto in situations of mass


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There remains an “urgent need” to raise the national minimum wage to the level of a “proper...


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Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Syria Representative, on attacks in Qamishli and...

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