Good employers must do the right thing for menopausal women

Staff must be helped to feel comfortable

Abena Oppong-Asare MP speaking at UNISON women's conference. Credit to Rosie Powell

Women’s health at work is a UNISON priority says conference

Delegates passed several motions on women’s health at work and heard a speech from Abena Oppong-Asare MP, Labour shadow minister for women’s health

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UNISON welcomes British standard on menopause support at work

The new standard recognises that menopausal symptoms ‘can coincide with significant mid-life challenges and responsibilities’

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Blog: The menopause really is a workplace issue

UNISON is marking World Menopause Day by stressing that just a few changes in the working environment can make the world of difference to working women

Mayor of London announces ground-breaking menopause policy

The new policy, which was created in conjunction with UNISON and announced on International Women’s day, will apply to all workers at City Hall

Blog: Why we should all take the menopause seriously

World Menopause Day is a reminder that the menopause is a workplace issue, says Christina McAnea

McAnea issues defiant message to Johnson’s Tories

Assistant general secretary sets out the scale of the challenge, but tells women’s conference that UNISON is in shape to meet it

Women members set to sort it out

The UK’s biggest women’s conference convenes in Bournemouth with a packed agenda

Menopause is a work issue

As the union of over a million women, and with nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal women in work, UNISON is raising awareness and understanding of the menopause

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Menopause workplace guide launched by UNISON

From migraines to panic attacks, the menopause can have a significant effect on staff.

‘I wasn’t sure what was going on. I was struggling to concentrate and work was getting too much’

As the union of over a million women, and with nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal women in work, UNISON is raising awareness and understanding of the menopause. Because it’s a work issue

World Menopause Day

The menopause is a workplace issue which means that it is a UNISON issue. Ahead of World Menopause Day on Friday 18th October, UNISON’s equalities team have launched their campaign on the menopause.