Employment law: improving work-life balance

UNISON’s legal team explores several new and amended regulations that seek to improve family life for employees

Shantha David

UNISON opinion: Why could tribunal fees be on the way back?

UNISON beat the government in a landmark legal win in 2018, securing the scrapping of employment tribunal fees. So why is the government trying to bring them back?

Article, Blogs on the UNISON National site.

Legal briefing: sexual harassment at work

UNISON’s legal team looks at current attempts, through the Worker Protection Bill, to strengthen legal safeguards against workplace harassment, including sexual harassment

Celebrating 30 years in UNISON graphic

UNISON at 30 – celebrate good times, come on!

We take a quick look back at some of the highlights of our first three decades

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON secures £29m in personal injury settlements for members

The vast majority of these cases were work-related personal injury claims

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

A landmark year for our lawyers

UNISON’s in-house legal team has had a busy year, whether securing millions of pounds in personal injury claims, protecting pensions or defending strikers from intimidation

Shantha David

Making legal history, every month

Shantha David is the first Black or Asian woman to head the legal services team of a trade union – not just the first at UNISON, but the first anywhere in the UK

Article on the UNISON National site.
Personal injury claim form

UNISON wins over £1.7m for members in a single month

Almost 200 victories in a month shows the value of the union’s personal injury legal assistance scheme, which is free to use, win or lose

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Update on UNISON’s legal assistance

Access to UNISON’s legal assistance has reverted to the UNISONdirect service.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Female cleaner working in a corridor

Have you contracted COVID-19 at work? Let us know 

UNISON has launched a COVID-19 workplace exposure questionnaire in partnership with Thompsons solicitors

Article on the UNISON National site.