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Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

All eyes on the metro mayors

UNISON wants to see public services at the top of the agenda during the metro mayor elections

Article, Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Pirouetting onto the UNISON stage

Tamar Dixon started out as a dancer, but has since pursued a new passion as a teaching assistant

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Compulsory redundancies at British Gas will be hard to avoid, says UNISON

“The scale of the cuts will make compulsory redundancies hard to avoid. We’ll now be working closely with British Gas to make sure that all […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

700,000 joiners shows our strength, Prentis tells health conference

General secretary tells West Midlands activists: unions are as relevant today as they ever were – ‘when times are tough, we show our strength’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Starter for J10

Local government and school support members are striking on Thursday for fair pay. Here are 10 reasons why 10 July is so important

Article on the UNISON National site.

How you can help local government members

Council and school workers on NJC pay terms in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will strike on 10 July – and you can support them

Article on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham University staff strike over pay

Support grows for striking university staff as information reveals scale of spending on agency staff

Article on the UNISON National site.

NUT strike: advice to UNISON members

The NUT is taking strike action on 26 March: advice for UNISON members working in English chools

Article on the UNISON National site.

Birmingham University staff win living wage battle

UNISON members at Birmingham University have won the living wage after taking two days of well-supported strike action

Article on the UNISON National site.

New materials to support our local government pay campaign

New leaflet and film available as well as online campaign to sign up to (England, Wales and Norethern Ireland)

Article on the UNISON National site.

Tories are attacking our NHS too, says UNISON Scotland

UNISON Scotland members are joining the 999 – answer the call for your NHS rally outside the Conservative party conference in Manchester on 29 September

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON comments on Mid Staffs review

Presss release: UNISON comment on Mid Staffordshire NHS trust special administrators review, and pledges to complie recommendations in the best interest of patients, staff and community for continued consultation

Article on the UNISON National site.

Shropshire council plans to axe half staff

UNISON warns that edundancies would have “devastating consequences” as council says up to half its staff could be cut in bid to save save £80m

Article on the UNISON National site.

Labour Link ballot notice

Ballots will take place in August and September for two regional seats on the national Labour Link committee in Greater London and West Midlands

Article on the UNISON National site.