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Workers Memorial Day Remembrance Service 2017

28 April 2017 11:30am
Christ Church, Church Square, Hartlepool

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

Workers’ Memorial Day marked across South West

Strong laws, strong enforcement: Workers’ Memorial Day matters in the South West, says UNISON        UNISON reps will today (28 April 2016) take part in events across the South West to commemorate those who have been injured or killed at work. This year’s Workers’ Memorial Day is themed “strong laws, strong enforcement”. UNISON is making the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

28th April is Workers’ Memorial Day

Each year on 28 April, International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) is marked around the world to Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living. We remember those killed, made ill, or injured by their own or someone else’s work. Their pain and suffering and that of their families should not be forgotten. We also renew our […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Northern TUC & HTUC Health & Safety Training Seminar

28 April 2017 8:00am–11:00am
Hartlepool College of Further Education, Stockton Street, Hartlepool, TS24 7NT

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

Remember the dead and the injured – and fight for the living

Keeping our members safe at work is one of the most important tasks that trade unions can do. Today, let’s remember how far we’ve come in that fight – and how much more there is to do.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON wins £70,000 pay-out for hospital cleaners

22 union members in Torquay receive damages after being made sick by hazardous chemical disinfectant

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Today we reaffirm our demand for safe and healthy work for all

No-one goes to work not expecting to return home that day, yet official figures show that at least 20,000 workers die each year from work-related injuries and illnesses. The National Hazards Campaign believes that these official statistics are wildly inaccurate so the true figure is likely closer to 50,000 worker deaths every year.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Mobilising for the General Election

Last week saw the Union hold its annual Health Conference in Liverpool where I was asked to launch UNISON’s General Election campaign strategy.  This election may have been called at short notice but we in UNISON are ready to do everything we can to prevent further years of a Conservative Government. The Tories want this […]

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Eve of Workers Memorial Day ‘Gig’

27 April 2017 6:30pm
The Studio, Tower Street, Hartlepool, TS24 7HQ

Event on the UNISON Northern site.