Employers must do more to support workers with cancer – that was the message at a UNISON health and safety fringe event at the union’s national delegate conference last week, as the union launched its campaign ‘cancer in the workplace’
Glasgow City branch increased activism and membership when it decided to take on management claims that there was no evidence of increased work-related stress
With the government spending cuts putting both workers and communities at risk, European Health and Safety Week this autumn will provide a vital opportunity to promote good health and safety practice
UNISON activists can now tell the European Commission why they don’t want the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Outsource centres and youth are the targets for national energy recruitment campaign
The CBI has backed UNISON’s calls for a more proactive approach to health and safety following research that shows the average cost to business for each absent worker now stands at £975
Four in 10 workers believe that work-related stress is not handled well by their employers
UNISON is gearing up for a further massive union-wide recruitment campaign this spring
Too many workers still dying from long-term workplace health risks
Inspectors no longer allowed to carry out unannounced proactive inspections in ‘low-risk’ workplaces
Government committee concludes children are more vulnerable to exposure to asbestos than adults – the younger the child the greater the risk
UNISON urges branches to support Action Mesothelioma day.
Health and safety reps are crucial in the fight against the government’s ‘continued assault’ on members
Jilin Fire, China: a terrible reminder why we must fight for the living.
Improving staff health, safety and wellbeing essential to improving patient care