UNISON launches model trans equality policy

On Trans Day of Remembrance, the new policy will help workers and employers, and challenge transphobia in the workplace

‘If you want to be heard, speak in unison’

Assistant general secretary stresses the importance of unions

LGBT conference opens in Brighton

Vice-president opens LGBT conference with thanks to delegates for all they’ve achieved

Take our equality survey and you could win a free holiday

Last year nearly 5,000 UNISON members took part in our equality survey. Take part this year and you might win a holiday.

Agreement on building fire and rescue equality welcomed

Employers, unions and other stakeholders sign memorandum of understanding

Cutbacks leaving LGBT people without specialist mental and sexual health support

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are facing long waits for appointments at gender identity clinics and being denied specialist mental health counselling because of cutbacks, says new research published today (Tuesday) by UNISON. Sexual health and youth support has also been scaled down. This has resulted in reduced opening hours, cuts to the […]

LGBT conference stress that we’re ‘stronger in UNISON’

Delegates look back at a tumultuous year – and forward to building the community of the union

UNISON pledges continued support to fight discrimination of LGBT members

General secretary highlights work done by the union’s LGBT members as conference convenes in Wales

UNISON’s LGBT members face continuing prejudice and discrimination, in and outside work

UNISON stands against discrimination no matter what form it takes. We will continue to fight it alongside all of you until the stain of prejudice is finally eradicated from our society, and the equal rights of legislation are borne out through real equality across our country.

section of poster with the title: don't look the other way

Nursing professionals ‘more likely to experience domestic abuse’

Cavell Trust research shows importance of union’s support for members as well as campaigning and negotiation on ‘an issue for everyone’

How are cuts affecting LGBT people and services?

UNISON commissions research on implications of public spending cuts

Voices for Palestine won’t be silenced

Conference hears that the boycott and disvestment campaign is working well

Prentis presents vision of a future built on what unites us

General secretary tells conference humanity has more in common than what divides it – and UNISON is the same

Local goverment workers remember murdered MP and Orlando club goers

UNISON president says people should ‘reflect on some of the language used’ in EU debate

Get ready for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

IDAHOBIT offers a great opportunity for campaigning in the workplace, so let us know what you have planned