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Coronavirus: UNISON helping members financially

UNISON’s dedicated welfare charity is still operating during the current health crisis and is asking branches for financial support UNISON is responding to the national coronavirus crisis by offering practical help to members experiencing financial hardship. Staff at the union’s dedicated charity, There for You, are seeking to reassure members that they are still offering […]

Coronavirus: Contacting your UNISON branch

As you will be aware all organisations and businesses are required to review their usual working arrangements in light of Government, Public Health England and NHS England guidance on managing the Covid19 or Corona Virus pandemic. With this in mind we had to identify how we can continue to operate as your UNISON branch while being […]

5 things UNISON are doing for young workers

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UNISON Day Trip To Lincoln Christmas Market

Sunday 8 December 2019 We will be heading to Lincoln Christmas Market on Sunday 8th December. There will be a coach from Wakefield (Fieldhead) and Barnsley (Digital Media Centre) setting off at 9am and leaving Lincoln at 5.30pm. As the journey can take up to 2 hours we should be back by around 7.30pm. Tickets […]

Jack & the Beanstalk pantomime

THEATRE ROYAL WAKEFIELD SATURDAY 7 DECEMBER 2019 2.30pm Join us for a spectacular show of giant proportions at the Theatre Royal in Wakefield for this year’s Panto. We will join Jack on his adventures up the beanstalk for the 2.30pm performance on Saturday 7th December. Tickets are £12.00 for the Stalls and Dress Circle and […]

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

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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.

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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.