UNISON ‘unequivocally condemns’ Tory donor’s ‘horrific abuse’

‘No woman in public life should have to accept this kind of abuse and intimidation’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Ramadan 2024: Your rights at work

ACAS and EHRC guidance provides employers with a range of best practices during the holy month, for example, by allowing Muslim workers to start their work day earlier

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Trade unions wouldn’t be the same without Black members

‘We know that, together, we can make the UK a place where Black people are never left underrepresented, undervalued or underpaid’

General Secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.
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Saluting our Sisters: Black History Month

This year’s Black History Month, in October, is themed ‘Saluting our Sisters’. UNISON is using the month to celebrate exceptional women working in health

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UNISON welcomes British standard on menopause support at work

The new standard recognises that menopausal symptoms ‘can coincide with significant mid-life challenges and responsibilities’

News on the UNISON National site.
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The increasing pressures of raising a family

Childcare costs on top of rising household bills are putting working parents, but particularly women, in a very difficult position

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Honouring Stephen, Doreen and Neville Lawrence

This year, UNISON will be giving Doreen and Neville Lawrence honorary life membership as a mark of respect for their enormous contributions to fight racism across UK society

General Secretary, General Secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Ramadan 2023: Your rights at work

‘It’s important that UNISON’s Muslim members feel supported in the workplace and employers ensure and understand their needs at this spiritual and cherished time’

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON celebrates International Women’s Day in Glasgow

‘Women’s work is often undervalued and underpaid, but UNISON knows the true value’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Women and trade unions

Women have always been central to trade unions and the fight for a more equal society. To celebrate Women’s History Month we’ve put together a timeline of some of the key dates for women and the trade union movement.

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.