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TUC National Inspection Day 2017

Date
25 October 2017 12:00am–12:00am

The TUC National Inspection Day falls on the Wednesday of each European Health and Safety Week. This year UNISON is encouraging safety reps to specifically consider inspections focusing on whether the workplace is healthy for all ages. With the working population ageing and apprenticeship schemes being introduced as an alternative to schooling, this focus is […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

‘Our Brexit brings the country together’, UNISON members told

National delegates debate a raft of motions on the risks posed by the Brexit negotiations

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON support sees tribunal call for nurse to get her job back

Health board acted unfairly in dismissing nurse for short-term sickness absences when she was experiencing domestic abuse

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Fighting back against the cyber bullies

A local councillor from Wales spoke to UNISON members about her experience of cyber abuse

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Special statement from UNISON Cymru Wales on ambulance tragedy

Fatal accident involving ambulance staff in North Wales has ‘devastated’ colleagues

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes latest council to condemn TTIP

UNISON congratulates south Wales council on adopting motion condemning secretary trade deal

Article on the UNISON National site.

Unison Cymru Wales Health Awards 2016

Get your nominations in! Closing date 23 May. Celebrate the valuable contribution UNISON colleagues make in the workplace. Awards will be presented by the Minister for Health and Social Services on 6 July 2016 at the Radisson Hotel, Cardiff. Contact your local branch for further information and nomination forms.  Award categories: –  Above and Beyond This […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Beating the Big C – cancer, and the council

For many people, working outdoors in the sun is a blessing. But for refuse loader David Lewis, living in the shadow of skin cancer, it became a curse

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Bangor University staff celebrate victory in pensions dispute

Management had planned to cut pension benefits by up to 12% for support staff before UNISON campaign

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Cymru/Wales set to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day

UNISON Cymru/Wales will be joining trade unionists from across the country today, to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day and commemorate those who have lost their lives at work. The annual event is held on 28 April and sees workers, their families and representatives around the world marking the day with the rallying cry ‘remember the dead, […]

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Swansea signs up to ethical care

Council’s ruling Labour group pledges to introduce UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter after May’s council elections

Article on the UNISON National site.

Fund care to lift women workers out of poverty, Welsh councils urged

UNISON Cymru/Wales writes to all country’s councils on International Women’s Day

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Further education pay rises agreed in England and Wales

Consultations see members agree pay rises for 2016/17 in both countries – UNISON calls on colleges in England to implement Association of Colleges offer as soon as possible

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘What are the funding implications?’ UNISON asks of Diamond review

Union emphasises the need for higher education to be accessible to young people from ‘deprived communities’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON organiser Roger Bevan honoured one year after tragic death

Roger was a political activist, dedicated to international solidarity, particularly with Latin America

Article, News on the UNISON National site.