Member stories

Big names step up to #saveoursolar

Their solar cuts are outrageous, and could spell disaster for rooftop solar and the fight against climate change.

What’s it like to be a healthcare student?

What’s it really like to be a healthcare student today? UNISON wants to know.

UNA-UK calls on journalists to help open up UN Sec-Gen selection process

Our 1 for 7 Billion campaign urged journalists to play a crucial role in opening up the UN Secretary-General selection process.

Pope backs climate change action at White House

NEWS: President Obama welcomes Pope Francis to the White House at start of historic six-day trip

Six climate nuggets from Obama’s Rolling Stone interview

NEWS: US president confident Paris will see climate deal, thinks pace of carbon cutting will accelerate once structure is in place

What’s with Shell’s new Energy Transitions Commission?

NEWS: Oil major to launch new low carbon programme with BHP Billiton, Statoil and some solar firms in bid to green image

Natalie Samarasinghe: Security Council reform needs more impetus from powerful states

Natalie agrees with Kofi Annan that the UN Security Council should take in new permanent members, but believes that imminent change is unlikely giv

Government cuts make a mockery of new NICE homecare guidelines, says UNISON

New guidance from government advisors the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) could see a real improvement in the standard of

Reconciling a Wounded Planet – report by Dr Peter Lornie

Last week (17 – 19 September), I attended the conference “Reconciling a Wounded Planet” at Coventry Cathedral.

New career framework for TAs – but professional standards still delayed by DfE

A new career development framework for teaching assistants is available from UNISON and NET – the National Education Trust, but the union has expre