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South West Women in UNISON

In the South West 81% of UNISON members are women. Our members are taking big steps for gender equality, but there’s a lot further to go. On average women still earn a lot less than men and face sex discrimination and harassment at work. Women are often the primary carers and work part-time leaving them juggling […]

Page on the UNISON South West site.

100 years of the vote for women

COHSE nursing students taking action in 1948 On the 6th February 1918 the Representation of the People Act gave women the vote for the first time. It is the case that not all women benefited from this legislation as the vote for women would continue to have restrictions until 1928 when women would achieve universal […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Why the menopause is a workplace issue

Media on the UNISON National site.

President tells women’s conference: unions make lives better

Gordon McKay urges activists to continue the fight against Conservative policies that knowingly hurt working people

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

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

Article, Magazine, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON National Disabled Women Members network meeting

9 August 2018 11:00am–1:30pm
UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

Annual meeting for all UNISON disabled Women members National Disabled Members Network Days A voice for you at disabled members UNISON conference! These meetings have been arranged to allow space for members from under represented groups within disabled members self organisation to network and organise and to ensure they have better access to the disabled […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow women to march in their fight for equal pay

Suffragettes will lead Scottish demonstration in continuing struggle over grading system and equal pay

Article on the UNISON National site.

100 years of votes for women poster

A recruitment poster aimed at women using the 100 years of votes for women graphic

Media on the UNISON National site.

Breaking through the barriers

A UNISON guide to setting up a branch women’s group

Media on the UNISON National site.

A statue for the socialist suffragette

There is a memorial in Westminster to the brave women who fought for women’s suffrage, but one of the key campaigners doesn’t feature on it.

Article on the UNISON National site.