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Support the Stansted 15 – defend the right to peaceful protest

Very successful demo in support of the Stansted 15 outside The Home Office last night (photo courtesy of Mick Holder).  

That was the year that was – the year in UNISON

As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union.  Click here to read more.

Shrewsbury 24 campaigners win ‘momentous victory’

Shrewsbury 24 picket campaigners have won a “momentous victory” by winning the right to a judicial review of their cases.  Click here to read more.

The Palestinian People’s Call to International Solidarity

Join the Struggle Against Trump’s Deal of the Century on Wed, December 12, 2018 7:00 – 8:30pm public meeting at Hamilton House.  Click here for more information.

Housing Summit – Safe, Secure Homes for All

8 December 2018 11:00am–5:00pm – Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD UNISON members, activists and branches are encouraged to attend, particularly members working in social housing and those struggling to find homes they can afford.  Click here to read

Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) National Seminar

11 December 2018 10:30am–4:30pm at UNISON Centre – 130 Euston Road, London.  The union is holding our annual seminar for all LGPS Board members, branches officers, activists and members on the governance and economics of the LGPS. There are major

There for You winter fuel grants

UNISON’s welfare charity There for You is once again making grants available to help low paid members meet winter fuel bills – applications need to be made by 15 February.  Click here to read more.

Four million British workers live in poverty, charity says

Number of workers entering poverty rising faster than employment… click here to read more.


At least ‘320,000 people homeless in Britain’

This year, 320,000 people were recorded as homeless in Britain, analysis from housing charity Shelter suggests. It is a rise of 13,000, or 4%, on last year’s figures and equivalent to 36 new people becoming homeless every day.  Click here