Shared parental leave: help is at hand

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European Court ruling on surrogacy “a missed opportunity”

The decision by the European Court of Justice is a missed opportunity to give equal treatment to intended mothers having their babies through surrogacy arrangements

Women face maternity care postcode lottery because of shortage of midwives

Workload increase and their pay package reduced. All this is putting the profession at risk as more midwives are saying enough is enough

UNISON battles for equal rights for mothers in surrogacy arrangements

UNISON welcomes positive step in fight for maternity rights for mothers whose babies are born through a surrogacy arrangement

UNISON battles for equal rights for all mothers

UNISON to take battle for maternal right in surrogacy situations to the European court

Paternity Leave Announcement – UNISON Reaction

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis today welcomed plans to give new fathers paid paternity leave and to extend maternity pay.

Maternity Leave Proposals – UNISON Reaction

Commenting on the proposed boost to maternity leave and pay Dave Prentis, General Secretary of UNISON, the UK