Graphic for the Help Stop Violence at Work campaign. Green background. UNISON logo at top left in white, with the words "Violence at Work: it's not part of the job" below, also in white. To the right is a white box, on an angle, with a graphic hand in shades of green held to say 'stop', and the words "STOP VIOLENCE AT WORK" also in green.

Stop violence at work: Please take the campaign survey

A new survey will help your union to understand the problem and guide work on it

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘I don’t want another family to suffer’

On International Workers’ Memorial Day, Chris Cooper, a member of UNISON’s national health and safety committee, shares the tragic story behind why he became an H&S rep

Tape against a blue background reading 'danger asbestos removal'

UNISON welcomes asbestos report

Parliamentary work and pensions committee calls for a 40-year deadline for the safe removal of all asbestos in public buildings

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Microscopic view of the Coronavirus

UNISON seeks ‘clarity’ on removal of COVID-19 from risk assessments

Union says that government’s ‘potentially dangerous’ Living with COVID-19 plans could undermine health and safety regulations in England

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
woman with mask on in front of laptop, sanitising her hands

Employers must not let their guard down, says UNISON

Even as COVID restrictions loosen, health and safety legislation must still be followed and risks to employees minimised

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Coronavirus germs

UNISON calls on employers to review COVID-19 protections

Move comes as cases of the Omicron variant soar and HSE figures reveal the scale of the pandemic impact on workers’ health

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
woman with mask on in front of laptop, sanitising her hands

H&S survey reveals members feel less safe now than a year ago

UNISON call for more inspection and enforcement of workplace health and safety as results of a new survey are released

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The post-pandemic world of work

UNISON’s acting head of policy David Arnold explores the changes to work practices during the COVID-19 pandemic and asks what the future holds

Portrait of Christina McAnea

Blog: Wilfully sowing the seeds of masked confusion

If only the Westminster government could show some of the responsibility it wants the rest of us to take on

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

Too many people across the UK face serious health risks

Employers must do more to keep staff safe and that includes properly recording exposure

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.