PCS run Bright Sky training to tackle rise in abuse With the worrying rise in domestic abuse during the recent lockdown unions have been working to support members who may be in abusive...
Retail trade union Usdaw has today responded to a call for evidence about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on women in the workplace, initiated by the Women and Work All Part Parliamentary Group, with a call to strengthen and extend the right to request flexible working in the following ways:
Retail trade union Usdaw is calling on the Chancellor to announce in Wednesday's economic statement an urgent recovery plan for the struggling retail industry, which is developed with trade unions and retail employers and includes:
At least £10bn needed to save essential services The article Ministers must fix council funding to avoid ?”catastrophic cuts” first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Bectu run bite sized training sessions online During lockdown Bectu has been running a new, free, bitesize vocational learning programme that supports members in the creative...
RMT Senior Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch said;
Offshore union RMT remembers the 167 men who on this day , July 6th 1988, were killed by explosions and fire that destroyed the Piper Alpha Platform in the North Sea.
The heads of the TUC and Britain's four largest unions have today warned, in a joint statement, of a return to 1980s levels of mass unemployment if urgent action is not taken to support workers and businesses. Published ahead of the Chancellor's financial statement - they warn there is only a “very small window” to prevent hundreds of thousands from losing their jobs.
Julia O’Connell, the vice chair of UNISON’s national women’s committee, explains what’s it like to be pregnant – and working – during COVID-19 The article Blog: the plight of pregnant workers in the...
Sick pay for staff essential to limit spread The article Care home death toll highlights urgent need for reform, says UNISON first appeared on the UNISON National site.