Red stop sign with the word violence on it

UNISON welcomes government pledge to end violence at work

ILO convention says no one should be in fear of physical, physiological or sexual violence from just going about their daily work

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Vice president Andrea Egan with North West delegates at LGBT+ 2021

LGBT+ conference applauds organising award winners

Presentation caps a busy morning that saw delegates debate a wide range of topics, including the climate crisis

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Taiwo Owatemi MP speaking remotely

Shadow equalities minister pledges equalisation of hate crime law

Taiwo Owatemi MP – a UNISON member – addressed UNISON’s LGBT+ conference and thanked members for their work in the pandemic

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Rostrum and stage set at LGBT+ conference

Delegates pledge to fight back against rising tide of transphobia

Meeting on Transgender Day of Remembrance, LGBT+ conference backs a raft of motions to fight back against ‘an attack on all of us’

Article on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea addressing LGBT+ conference

Christina McAnea thanks activists at LGBT+ conference

Christina McAnea took to the rostrum at UNION’s LGBT+ conference in Brighton this morning, to deliver a message of hope, of pride and of gratitude, mixed with anger at the antics of the Tory government in Westminster. After a very warm greeting for what was her first live speech to a conference since becoming UNISON’s […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Our trans members, proud to be in – and out in – UNISON

UNISON meets with some of our trans members to mark Transgender Awareness Week

hands raised, facing palms out to stop violence, against a dark background

UNISON welcomes new law to prevent sexual harassment at work

Government set to introduce mandatory duty on employers to protect staff by introducing explicit protections from third-party harassment

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: George Floyd’s murder, one year on

The public protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder challenged corporations and institutions to address the glaring racial disparities in their organisation and in society

Blogs on the UNISON National site.

TUC survey reveals 71% of working mothers denied furlough

Working parents – particularly mothers – are in an impossible situation this lockdown. UNISON is calling for paid parental leave to support them

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON salutes team that kept up abortion access in lockdown

Union-sponsored annual nursing team award goes to nurses who helped ensure women had access to abortion services during COVID-19

Article on the UNISON National site.