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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.

Will a shower of April wins help us flower in May?

Another busy month saw UNISON celebrating victories – and launching new campaigns

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Health and safety can boost your branch

H&S can fall down the agenda, but International Workers’ Memorial Day is the the perfect chance to reinvigorate your work – and possibly your branch with it

Article on the UNISON National site.

Milton Keynes marks International Workers’ Memorial Day

“Health and safety is important not just for workers, but for everyone in society”

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON marks International Workers’ Memorial Day

Workers around the globe call for ‘strong laws, strong enforcement, strong unions’

News on the UNISON National site.

International Workers’ Memorial Day

International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) on 28 April every year is our day to remember the dead and fight for the living. Up to 50,000 people die each year in the UK from work-related ill health and accidents.  Although few UNISON members die in workplace incidents, many suffer injuries and work-related ill health. These affect […]

Page on the UNISON National site.

“My employer ‘gave’ me to someone else”

Through its International Development Fund, UNISON is supporting efforts to protect Indian workers from exploitation when migrating to the Gulf

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

In 2016 we should be able to design workplaces where no-one has to die as a result of their job

Up to 50,000 people still die each year in the UK as a result of work-related ill health and incidents. Fortunately few of those are UNISON members, yet too many are still suffering from poor workplace conditions that cause work-related ill health, including: stress, back pain or RSI, hazardous substances, bullying or harassment, and workplace violence.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.