Member stories

Trade Union Bill clears Commons

The government’s controversial Trade Union Bill passed its final reading in the House of Commons yesterday.

A Sustainable Future? A serious look at the new Sustainable Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were agreed by the United Nations in 2000 and were due to run for fifteen years.

Conservatives line up to slam Government's solar cuts

And with a decision due in early December it's essential as many people as possible put pressure on their MP to save solar. 

Cycling (and driving) in the rain

Our November traffic count encountered the dreichest day of any count, and bike use fell 11% from last year’s dry and mild November count.  But cyc

A conversation about climate change

Schools need teaching assistant standards

Following the government’s decision in October not to publish teaching assistant professional standards, UNISON wrote to Nick Gibb, minister for sc

Time for the stars in our schools

On Friday 27 November – or any time from now to the end of November that fits with school plans – UNISON will be celebrating the Stars in our Schoo

UNISON general secretary shows support for London Ambulance Service members

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today (Tuesday) showed his support for London Ambulance Service (LAS) UNISON members as they face unprecedent

Sixth form college employers make final offer

Negotiations on the 2015/6 pay round have concluded and the sixth form college employer’s (SFCA) have made a final offer of:

Sheffield Metropolitan branch general secretary nomination

Since the voting packs were printed, it has come to light that there was a failure to process a nomination form from Sheffield Metropolitan local g