Blog 2: A time to care (07/02/17)

Welcome to UNISON LTHT’s second chairman’s blog. We are becoming regular (I said that in Hattie Jacques voice). For those of you who missed our first blog (how dare you) my name is John and I work in theatres by day, and work for UNISON by night (or something like that). “2017 – A time […]

Blog 1: My name is John, and I am Branch Chair (03/01/17)

My name is John , and I am Branch Chair. I thought it may be of interest to describe to UNISON members and non-members alike what my role entails. Hopefully one of you out there will read this and decide to become active within the union movement, and help us oversee the destruction of the […]

NHS needs investment instead of unpaid overtime

Responding to new Labour Party analysis published today (Friday) suggesting NHS staff work one million hours of unpaid overtime each week, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The NHS is running on fumes after years of underfunding. Chronic understaffing has left us with a system propped up by the goodwill of devoted health workers. “It […]

5 things UNISON are doing for young workers

UNISON has around 63,000 young members. If you are a UNISON member and under 27 years of age you are automatically entitled to participate as a young member. Why not get involved and help us campaign for the issues affecting young workers.

Going for growth

Check out the video here.

Health and social care ‘on its knees’

Report highlights devastating impact of short-term planning and long-term underinvestment in health and social care. Commenting on a report published today (Tuesday) by NHS Providers, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “The report highlights the devastating impact of short-term planning and long-term underinvestment in health and social care. It lays bare the damaging effect […]

Legal protection for those who protect

Check out the video about legal protection for UNISON members.

May is bloomin’ magic as our wins grow

From Birmingham to Bangor, from Doncaster to Sandwell, UNISON members were winning in May – and their union was growing stronger too.

It was bloomin’ lovely for UNISON in May, with fresh growth and a bevy of brilliant wins across the union.

Watch our film about our glorious members

It’s a quarter of a century since UNISON was born.

It’s a quarter of a century since UNISON was born. The merger of COHSE, NALGO and NUPE created the UK’s public service union. The UK’s biggest and most accomplished union.