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Prentis presents vision of a future built on what unites us

“We have more in common than that which divides us.”

UNISON must ‘lead the fightback’ against threats to democracy

This is a government that is “a genuine and serious threat to our society,” said Clare Williams of the Northern region, as she launched a debate on

We are just two days from a generation-defining vote, says UNISON

"A defining time in our politics – a dark shadow has been cast

UNISON vows to tackle poverty across society and the deeply divided society it creates

Tackling poverty took pole position as conference got under way in Brighton

Justice Select Committee reveals flaws in employment tribunal fees, says UNISON

Responding to the report released today (Monday) by the Justice Select Committee, which says the introduction of employment tribunal fees has reduc

President says it’s been tough, but we’ve achieved so much

“It’s been an absolute pleasure” – that was the summary of president Wendy Nichols as she opened UNISON’s annual national delegate conference in Br

School support staff facing high levels of violence and abuse, says UNISON

More than half of classroom or teaching assistants (53%) across the UK have experienced physical violence at school in the past year, according to

Dave Prentis joins RMT picket line

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis took the union’s solidarity to striking RMT members on Southern Rail this morning.

UNISON vows to campaign for social housing

UNISON will campaign against the Housing Act and raise the profile of social housing as a resource for all this afternoon, the union’s local govern

Education dominates local government conference on final afternoon

A busy afternoon’s debates on education opened included a commitment that  UNISON would oppose government policies on academies.


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Friday 26 August 2016

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Parish visit to St John the Baptist, Hackney, Archdiocese of Westminster by Fr.

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