Health and safety

UNISON believes health and safety in the workplace is an issue for everyone. Every year, thousands of people suffer accidents and ill-health at work – most of which could be avoided.

Resources

Christina McAnea, arms folded, in front of conference stage - 'Fighting for our future'

UNISON opinion: Supporting our LGBT+ members is crucial

Today’s international day against homophobia, bi+phobia and transphobia comes as the UK has slipped down the rainbow map rankings

Councils need proper funding not further efficiency savings

The best way for councils to run efficient services is for them to be adequately resourced and staffed.

Council and school staff pay offer falls short

UNISON will decide next steps over NJC pay

Investment not wishful thinking is key to fixing the NHS

Government announcement is deflection from its health failures

Government failure to fix NHS buildings puts patients and staff at risk

Hospitals and equipment in no fit state to deliver proper care

Christina McAnea, arms folded, in front of conference stage - 'Fighting for our future'

UNISON opinion: Your vote matters

Don’t miss out as the deadline approaches in the union’s service group executive elections

Raising pay is crucial step in ending social care crisis

Fair pay agreement is best way forward

Who wins, you decide Vote in the SGE elections graphic

Service group elections – don’t miss the chance to vote

Service groups influence your work life – you have until Friday 17 May to get your vote in

Christina McAnea

UNISON opinion: PM should call an immediate general election

Voters in council elections have deserted the Conservatives over their party’s failure to properly fund local services

Christina McAnea address the school support staff seminar in Cardiff

Christina McAnea stresses how vital school support staff are

‘If support staff didn’t do their job, you’d notice it’

Logo for National Learning at Work Week

Take the chance to learn at work

All the taster courses are free to UNISON members and will take place online

Government’s hostile policies are worsening already dire staffing shortages in care, says UNISON

Visa changes could lead to service catastrophe for those in need

Hand of a woman voting

UNISON opinion: Make sure that you use your vote this Thursday

Choose who you can trust to put you and your family first

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

Struggling schools forced to rely on teaching assistants as cheap cover for teachers

Ministers are entirely responsible for the funding crisis that’s putting schools in this impossible position.