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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.

UNISON launches hard-hitting new ad campaign

‘People before profits’ is the message behind a new advertising campaign, designed to warn people about the dangers lurking in government plans to privatise more public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Ruth looks for the big picture

Last year Ruth Davies, chair of UNISON’s Water, Environment and Transport service group, graduated from Keele University with a Masters degree in International Relations. She told us about why she did it, what kept her going, and what she’d tell other UNISON members considering postgraduate study… What made you decide to do a Masters? I […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Calling all mobile workers!

UNISON asks mobile workers to send experiences of needing access to toilets for health and safety campaign.

Article on the UNISON National site.

United Utilities pensions closure plan rejected

Unions at North West utilities firm consider next steps after rejecting plans to close final salary scheme to all staff

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Thousands mobilise for TUC demos across the UK

The marches in London, Glasgow and Belfast will send the government a strong message that people want a Future that Works

Article on the UNISON National site.

Here comes summer!

June was another busy month for the union – more victories for our members, and conferences in Liverpool

Article on the UNISON National site.

A changing work environment

Safety, new working practices and the increased use of technology were high on the agenda of the UNISON water, environment and transport conference in Brighton.

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON is ‘strong and stable’ WET conference hears

Water, environment and transport delegates debate a wide range of motions as their conference opens in Brighton

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for action on vast water profits

Union says it’s ‘time to think again’ over vast profits and spiralling bills in the privatised water industry

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘Our members support our communities every day of the year’

Many UNISON members will be keeping the country going over Christmas and the new year

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

Trade Union Bill campaign will be the priority, says executive

‘Our aim is to make sure this legislation is not carried’, NEC meeting hears

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Environment Agency workers still face redundancies

Disgrace that once the waters recede many of these hard working, highly-skilled workers will become dispensable once more

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

OFWAT to let water companies increase prices

UNISON condemns move and calls for proper regulation to protect customers

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON water, environment and transport branch seminar 2015

Date
9 – 11 October 2015
Location
Crowne Plaza Chester

Event on the UNISON National site.