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Blog: a long way to go on equal pay

On the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea looks at the fight we still face

Going beyond the law: sexual harassment guidance launched

‘Sexual harassment is against the law, but the law doesn’t stop it happening‘

Fighting against NHS fees for pregnant migrant women

For pregnant women, the “hostile environment for migrants” is degrading and forces health workers to act foremost as border control and debt collectors instead of healthcare providers

Christmas and sexual harassment – the dark side of the office party

What should be a celebration with colleagues can too often turn into an ordeal of innuendo, harassment and even assault

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Christmas and sexual harassment – stories from the dark side of the office party

What should be a celebration with colleagues can too often turn into an ordeal of innuendo, harassment and even assault

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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‘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

Glasgow women mark victory in equal pay fight with rally at Glasgow City Chambers

‘We won’ – Glasgow women celebrate equal pay

City Chambers rally greets council’s ratification of £548m deal to compensate for years of unequal pay

UNISON equality survey – with prizes

Help us campaign for equality by filling in our survey – and maybe win a holiday for two at Croyde Bay Holiday Resort in north Devon

Packing a punch, in the shortest month

It’s only got 28 days but UNISON made every one of February’s count – here’s our regular round up of just a few of the things the union achieved over the last month

UNISON vows to campaign on child marriage

National conference calls on ILO to count girls in forced childhood marriage as child labour

Gender pay gap still a problem, delegates hear

Local government conference debates measures to tackle the issue, as the pay gap and the glass ceiling still exist

Angela Rayner MP speaking

From a council estate to the Houses of Parliament

When Angela Rayner was growing up she went to her gran’s house for a bath on Sundays because her parents couldn’t always afford hot water.

She lived in a council estate in a home with no books and both her parents were on benefits. Now she’s shadow education secretary

Women’s conference condemns child marriage

Delegates debate emergency motion that triggers shocking emotional testament and call for ILO action to stop girls vanishing from child labour statistics because they are ‘married’