Roger McKenzie nominated by the Branch for UNISON General Secretary

Following Grimsby Goole and Scunthorpe Health Branch’s virtual hustings on 8 Sept, chaired by Marian Jervis, in which General Secretary Election candidates Christina McAnea, Roger McKenzie and Hugo Pierre answered a range of questions from the branch’s membership, the executive committee have agreed, by a majority decision, to nominate Roger McKenzie for the General Secretary […]

General Secretary Elections: Hustings 8th September

As you may be aware, Dave Prentis, our current general secretary, has announced he is to retire on 31 December 2020. Accordingly, an election will be held to appoint a new general secretary. Any ballot will run from 28 October to 27 November 2020. Any results will be issued on 11 January 2021. All members, […]

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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: Important advice

As the COVID-19 virus spreads, find out what your rights at work are if taking sick leave or self-isolating. UNISON National advice UK Government advice ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) Universal Credit website

UNISON launches new bargaining guidance for fighting sexual harassment at work

Sexual harassment is against the law, but the law doesn’t stop it happpening

Christmas and sexual harassment – stories from the dark side of the office party

UNISON children’s book launch

Popular children’s author, singer and broadcaster Joe Solo joins UNISON in this enjoyable annual event

NHS staff shortages increase

90% of health leaders say that understaffing is putting patient safety and care at risk

Settled status: UNISON can help

UNISON will carry on campaigning with – and on behalf of, all our European members and their families to retain their existing rights post-Brexit