Member stories

Everyone deserves to go to a good school – but new grammar schools aren’t the answer

We’ve been waiting for months to hear what the new Prime Minister was going to announce as her first major policy.

Grammar schools belong in the past, says UNISON

Friday 9 September 2016 For immediate release

Sports Direct must change their ways

Sports Direct are the poster boys of the modern workplace – although not in the way they’d like. As I wrote only a few weeks ago:

National Flood Resilience Review - Greenpeace response

UNISON working ‘tirelessly’ for teaching assistants

In a recent article in the Guardian newspaper about the unfair treatment of teaching assistants in Durham, it was alleged that UNISON had been slow

UNA-UK calls on the Committees on Arms Export Controls to support the suspension of arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition taking military action against the Houthi rebels in Yemen has been repeatedly accused by the UN of violating international

The Big Prize Draw is a big hit

The Big Prize Draw has been a win-win for UNISON members and their union – a point made by everyone attending UNISON Centre this week to congratula

To Russia, with love


We must fight to defend our rights at work outside of Europe – starting today

Before the EU referendum in June, our union and countless others warned of the consequences of leaving the EU.

Urge your MEPs to halt damaging trade deal with southern Africa

UNISON is urging members to urge their MEPs to reject EU plans to foist more trade liberalisation on the global south – in deals that could be a te


Member stories


UNISON is urging members to sign an online petition to protect the rights of vulnerable children...

Friends of the Earth England Wales & Northern Ireland:

“I hear no objection in the room.

Columban JPIC:

On Saturday 22 October, Fr.

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