National Campaigns

  • Young workers need UNISON

    Young workers need trade unions more than ever. The houseless generation are contending with low wages, insecure jobs and no voice at work. Get involved in our campaign to recruit and organise young workers and secure protection at work for future […]

  • Let’s grow together

    November is Grovember! find out how you can get involved in our month-long push to recruit new members and retain our existing ones. The article Let’s grow together first appeared on the UNISON National site. […]

  • Say No 2 Subcos

    Some NHS trusts in England are seeking to save money by creating wholly owned subsidiary companies to deliver services, otherwise known as privatisation by the back door. Say No2Subcos! The article Say No 2 Subcos first appeared on the UNISON […]

  • Focus on European Health and Safety Week

    European Health and Safety Week (EHSW) happens every year in the last full week of October (this year it starts on 22 October). The theme this year is healthy workplaces: hazardous substances. UNISON takes your health and safety seriously and we […]

  • EU citizens and Brexit

    Since the 2016 EU referendum, we have been campaigning to protect the rights of EU citizens living and working in the UK. The article EU citizens and Brexit first appeared on the UNISON National site. […]

  • Brexit and Public Services

    The UK is due to leave the EU in March 2019. As that date approaches, UNISON is determined that members’ rights, jobs and livelihoods will be protected in the final deal. The article Brexit and Public Services first appeared on the UNISON […]

  • Proud of who we are

    UNISON came into being 25 years ago. In the face of hostile trade union legislation, and attempts to decimate and privatise our public services, we have grown and become strong. Of our 1.3 million members around 80% are women making us the biggest […]

  • Public Service Champions: Moments of Truth

    The personal, frank stories behind 10 years of austerity. Public services have reached breaking point and so have the people that deliver them. They are speaking out to expose the truth. The article Public Service Champions: Moments of Truth first […]

  • Stand up for social work

    Austerity has hit social services hard. Instead of putting the services children and families need in place, the government's response has been to recommend unnecessary tests. We have an important opportunity to stop them but we need to take action […]

  • Mental health matters

    As the largest union in the NHS we believe there should be proper investment and support for vital mental health services for all NHS workers. The article Mental health matters first appeared on the UNISON National site. […]