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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’

Dr Neville Lawrence addresses conference

UNISON presents Dr Neville Lawrence with honorary membership

‘I am standing here 30 years later because of you, and all the other different unions who have been with us over the past 30 years’

Rosena Allin-Khan MP addresses conference

Rosena Allin-Khan shares Labour’s vision for mental health

The shadow minister for mental health celebrated NHS workers and laid out Labour’s vision for mental health

Conference delegates hold up vote cards

Heartbreaking stories of workplace harassment heard at NDC

A TUC report found that 68% of disabled women workers had been sexually harassed at work

Rosa Pavanelli

International motions on women’s rights and Palestine passed at NDC

Delegates heard impassioned speeches on international women’s rights and the importance of resisting apartheid in Palestine

Low paid women debate at 2023 NDC

Supporting lower paid women in UNISON

‘The strength and stability of our union relies on our ability to recruit, support and develop our women activists’

Andrea Egan at NDC 2023

‘Activists are the lifeblood of our union,’ says Andrea Egan

UNISON president opens the union’s 2023 national delegate conference

Jackie Lewis speaking at UNISON's local government conference 2023

Care workers take centre stage at local government conference

“Insourcing, insourcing, insourcing is the solution to market failure”, delegates hear

Mehmet Bozgeyik speaking at UNISON local government conference

A message of solidarity from trade unionists in Türkiye

Mehmet Bozgeyik, co-president of the confederation of public employees’ trade unions (KESK), gives passionate address to UNISON local government conference

Bolton Council building

£300,000 in back pay for council and schools workers in Bolton

UNISON sets the record straight after hundreds of workers’ holiday pay was miscalculated by Bolton council

elderly woman with carer

Care workers in Wales win 15% increase and Foundation Living Wage

After four months of collective action, support workers received £780 back pay alongside the pay increase

Boy writing at desk

School budgets reach breaking point, so UNISON members are taking action

UNISON members are writing to councillors to demand fair school funding. Will you join them?

UNISON joins emergency protest against anti-strike bill

Last night Conservative MPs reversed the positive changes made by the House of Lords to protect striking workers from dismissal

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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

Emergency protest against the anti-strike bill

The protest will be held on Monday 22 May in Westminster at 6pm.