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Blog: Let’s remember those who have died because of their work

On International Workers’ Memorial Day, let us all take a minute to remember how precious life is and the cost that many workers pay every year, around the globe

Male Lawyer Or Judge Working With Contract Papers, and Law Book

Families and the public need answers that only a public inquiry can give

Lessons must be learned and those responsible for failings held to account

VID-19 fatalities on International Workers Memorial Day 2020

Remembering our key workers

“It was incredibly moving to see the entire nation fall silent and pay its respects”

Country falls silent to remember all workers who’ve died during pandemic

Moving moment as people are united in reflection

Public asked to observe minute’s silence tomorrow to honour all workers who have died from coronavirus

Boris Johnson, Nicola Sturgeon and Mark Drakeford among those to pay tribute

Government asked to back minute’s silence to honour all workers who have died from coronavirus

Dave Prentis writes to Dominic Raab asking him to support campaign

Remember COVID-19 dead this International Workers’ Memorial Day

IWMD will give us the chance to remember the workers who have died because of COVID-19

Call for minute’s silence to honour all workers who have died from coronavirus

International Workers’ Memorial Day has renewed focus

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

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

UNISON marks International Workers’ Memorial Day

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

“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

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.

Milton Keynes marks International Workers’ Memorial Day

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

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