Strong laws, strong enforcement: Workers’ Memorial Day matters in the South West, says UNISON UNISON reps will today (28 April 2016) take part in events across the South West to commemorate those who have been injured or killed at work. This year’s Workers’ Memorial Day is themed “strong laws, strong enforcement”. UNISON is making the […]
Each year on 28 April, International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) is marked around the world to Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living. We remember those killed, made ill, or injured by their own or someone else’s work. Their pain and suffering and that of their families should not be forgotten. We also renew our […]
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, […]
Conference pledges action to tackle growing problem of mental health issues for local government workers facing pressures driven by austerity, cuts and growing demand for the services they provide
Most workplaces will contain some hazardous substances and employers must ensure that staff and visitors are not harmed by them. This guide helps you do that.
UNISON has been at the heart of developing and campaigning for European legislation – legislation such as European Sharps Directive, which has helped protect nurses, cleaners, ambulance and other NHS workers from potentially deadly needlestick infections. If the UK leaves the EU, all this would be at risk.