Women’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing in the Workplace

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2019 National Women's Conference
25 October 2018

Conference congratulates the National Women’s Committee for 25 years of policy development and campaigning on women’s health, safety and wellbeing. Progress on this area of work is vital for working women and should remain a key priority for the National Women’s Committee and UNISON.

To enable women activists to access and share the knowledge and information available, conference requests that the National Women’s Committee establish a database based website containing information relating to:

1)Details of support groups and campaigning organisations,

2)Women’s health, safety and wellbeing information and;

3)National and local workplace policies affecting women’s health, safety and wellbeing.

The types of information should include the menopause, endometriosis, breast cancer, undergoing cancer treatment, pelvic organ prolapse and any other relevant medical conditions. Factsheets for downloading, printing and sharing on Regional and Branch websites and via Social media.

This information can be used to heighten awareness of the issues affecting women’s health, safety and wellbeing and will help to influence negotiation at all levels in UNISON.

The database based website should be in place within 6 months of this conference.