Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don't die of mystery ailments, or in tragic "accidents". They die because an employer decided their safety just wasn't that important a priority. International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) 28 April commemorates those workers. Remember the dead, Fight for the living.
Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event when there is an opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health. The Mental Health Foundation started the event 21 years ago. The week will raise awareness of the impact of loneliness on our mental wellbeing and the practical steps we […]
Monthly get together to join other Black members for the opportunity to engage in open conversation and to discuss anything impacting us within the workplace or outside. In UNISON, Black is used to indicate people with a shared history. Black with a capital ‘B’ is used in its broad political and inclusive sense to describe […]
The 2022 World Environment Day campaign #OnlyOneEarth calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet. The human mind knows no boundaries. But our planet does. There is #OnlyOneEarth and protecting it is a global challenge and responsibility. We have less than ten years to make real change, so […]