Dealing with the best and worst of situations

Police and justice conference urges support for members’ well being and mental health

UNISON on Lord Carter’s report into productivity in the NHS

Understaffed teams with limited resources has had a terrible impact on staff well-being

Stress: helping branches help our members

The stress epidemic in public services is sadly an all-too-familiar story

’It’s the workplace that needs to change, not the person’

Conference pledges action to tackle growing problem of mental health issues for local government workers facing pressures driven by austerity, cuts and growing demand for the services they provide

UNISON calls for action to tackle stress epidemic in public services

Union survey of 10,000 members shows that stress is harming staff and services – but employers rarely talk about it

Activists feel stress of increasing workloads

UNISON to explore ways of supporting activists and reps in stressful situations

Delegates vow to fight against social work privatisation

Delegates queue up to reveal the scale of the crisis affecting a vital service

UNISON rep wins praise for work on stress

Health and safety rep Scott Donohoe praised after being awarded the STUC Frank Maguire award

Hardworking, dedicated school staff are being driven towards the exit door

Unless the government gets their act together, many of these invaluable public servants will leave their jobs – and their skills and talents will be lost to schools and children alike.

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♡ UNISON: it’s a life saver

Health and safety saves lives, and UNISON reps are at the forefront of that work

UNISON relaunches stress survey

UNISON is calling on the union’s safety reps to get organised – and members to get involved -in this year’s European Health and Safety week. We want safety reps to ask members and non-members to identify the different ways in which work situations can affect their own personal health and wellbeing by filling in our stress survey […]