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‘We’re still standing’

Dave Prentis tells women’s conference that UNISON is ‘the women’s union’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Union is key in fighting sexual harassment

Debates suggest a range of approaches to tackling the problem, including education for employers and promoting a scheme to help women if they’re feeling unsafe

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

It’s Young Workers’ Month!

November is young workers’ month! We will be aiming to raise the profile of young workers and young UNISON members by recruiting and organising them to help us win better working conditions and build an even stronger union.

Article on the UNISON South East site.

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

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

LGBT History Month helps us challenge prejudice

There are plenty of resources available for activists to use during LGBT History Month

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘You can be a mother, daughter, sister and engineer if you wish’

UNISON’s women’s conference addresses the lack of women working in science, technology, engineering and maths

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘I see first-hand how lack of funding is harming the NHS’

UNISON president and hospital catering assistant Margaret McKee gives rousing speech to women’s conference

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Time for pension equality

Women’s conference shows full support for WASPI campaign for pension equality

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

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

News on the UNISON National site.

Together we can defeat the scourge of racism says UNISON

Speaking at the UNISON Black members conference in North Wales, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “The first responsibility of any union wanting to challenge racism must be to take it on in the workplace. Then we have to challenge it in our economy. “In these tough times it’s more important than ever not to […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

LGBT History Month – Guest Post by Jennifer Black

During February most of us are thinking about AGM’s, be that with our Branches, Service Group or SOG’s. The Regions LGBT SOG is no different however February is also a particularly busy time for them as it is LGBT History Month. This celebration in the LGBT Community originates from the USA, having been started there […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Race for Equality campaign launch

As part of Black History month, UNISON’s health team is proud to launch its Race for Equality Campaign. Let’s stamp out racism in the NHS.

health news on the UNISON National site.

NHS still has huge task ahead on race, says UNISON

Bullying, harassment and abuse are a disgrace

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Pride and protest

UNISON LGBT+ group joins Pride parade in London to celebrate, to show solidarity and to protest against continuing bigotry and intolerance

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

February is LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. Currently, LGBT History Month is a month-long celebration that is specific to the United States and the United Kingdom. LGBT History Month was initiated in the UK by Sue Sanders, […]

Article, LGBT, News on the UNISON South East site.