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Speak up for schools

Have your say on what’s happening where you work.  Click here to read more.

UN anti-racism day

16 March 2019 12:30pm–4:30pm, Central London. Unity demonstration: march against racism and fascism This event, organised by Stand Up to Racism, will demonstrate our confidence in our values of respect and equality for all, for multiculturalism, strong cohesive communities and peace.

Council to pay £30million to buy back flats it used to own

10 comments Waltham Forest’s cabinet has agreed to repurchase 66 homes on Marlowe Road in Walthamstow. They were once council owned, but were sold to private company Countryside some years ago. Now, the council plans to buy back the properties as

People claiming universal credit must be compensated after judgement, says UNISON

The government must compensate those who have lost out.  Click here to read more.

Crossing the line – the worrying rise of the volunteer police force

More police forces are using more volunteers in more roles as they reduce the number of staff they employ – so UNISON asked forces in England and Wales to try and explain what is happening.  Click here to read more.

Women’s march on London

On 19 January 2019 there will be a march at 12pm starting at Portland Place.  The third annual Women’s March in London is supported by UNISON and has a #wearechange theme and a “bread and roses” rally at the finish. 

Christmas greetings and branch office closure

We would like to take this opportunity of wishing all our members and supporters a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year and hope you have a festive, safe, and happy holiday. There will be reduced coverage in the

Support the Stansted 15 Tuesday 18th December

For International Migrants Day on Tuesday 18 December, activists from all over the UK will stand in solidarity with the Stansted 15, a group of people who peacefully stopped a secret charter flight from deporting precarious migrants to destitution, persecution,

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.