Our clean schools campaign

To protect pupils, staff, parents and the wider community – and to help avoid more local or national lockdowns – we’re telling the government it must put its money where its mouth is and fund proper school cleaning. We’re campaigning for: more cleaners...

Personal Injury Settlements – June 2020

In June, UNISON helped members in the West Midlands receive £283,745.00 in Personal Injury Settlements. UNISON provides quality legal services for employment-related and non-work issues at no extra cost to members and their family. In fact, UNISON provides the...

General Secretary election 2020

Dave Prentis, our current General Secretary, has announced he is to retire on 31 December 2020. An election will be held to appoint a new general secretary. The union’s National Executive Council at a meeting on 23 July 2020, agreed a timetable for the election. Full...

Arranging and paying for a meaningful funeral

Paying for and arranging a funeral is something that most of us will have to face at some point in our lives.  Many of us will struggle to find the money to cover the cost, or be unaware of the different options that are available. UNISON have an information and...

Apprenticeship Survey 2020

At UNISON we believe apprenticeships are the key to building a workforce that will meet the demands of the 21st century economy. We believe that they should be a vital part of the upcoming economic response to the COVID-19 crisis and we will be using the power that...