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.

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Council workers in UNISON to strike on November 26 to pile on pressure over London Weighting claim

UNISON members across London

UNISON Nurse Wins Groundbreaking Legal Case in High Court

Employers have strict liability to ensure that their employees are protected from exposure to such harmful substances as latex, following a ground-breaking decision in the high court in London today. The decision will have wide-ranging consequences not just for the NHS but for industry in general, because employers will no longer be able to argue that they didn

UNISON Welcomes Plans for NHS University

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Urges Miss World Boycott

UNISON, the UK

Ambulance Worker Accepts £140,000 Compensation for Back Injury

An ambulance worker who lost the job he loved as a result of a serious back injury, has today accepted an offer of £140,000 compensation from the Greater Manchester Ambulance Service. Mr Norman Thurrell (58) was supported by his union, UNISON, after he was badly injured in August 1999 as a result of faulty ambulance equipment.

UNISON Victory as DOH Scrap Plans for Professional Indemnity Cover for Agency Nurses

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Issues Warning Over High Pressure Selling by Compensation Claims Firms

UNISON, the UK

Repeal of Section 28

UNISON, the UK

Queen’s Speech

Reacting to the busy legislative programme set out in the Queen

Elitist Hospitals Undermine Fondations of NHS

UNISON, the UK

Foundation Hospitals Have No Place in Queen’s Speech Says UNISON

UNISON, the UK

European Social Forum in Florence

The twin themes of equity and access form the key planks of a major speech delivered by UNISON

UNISON Social Work Pilot gets the Thumbs Up

UNISON, the UK

UNISON welcomes Nicky Gavron as London Labour candidate for mayor

UNISON, the UK

UNISON Issues Warning of

On the eve of the Select Committee Inquiry into the future of pensions, UNISON, the UK