National News

March 15th, 2019

Tomorrow (Saturday) the streets of three UK cities – London, Cardiff and Glasgow – will be full of people standing up to racism as they take part in marches and rallies in support of UN Anti-Racism Day.

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March 15th, 2019

The Glasgow women who won an historic equal pay battle last month have won again – this time at the Scotswoman of the Year 2018 awards.

The awards are run by Glasgow’s evening paper, the Evening Times, and the women were awarded the editor’s award....

March 15th, 2019

World Tuberculosis Day, on Sunday 24 March, is a time when we remember that tuberculosis (TB) is the world’s leading cause of death from an infectious disease. It kills more people than HIV and malaria combined.

But TB is not just a problem in the developing world and the UK has some of...

March 15th, 2019

Lone working can be dangerous and employers need to take precautions to protect their workers, with 66% of isolated workers reporting that they had experienced violence and aggression from the public.

The shocking figure came at UNISON’s biennial health and safety seminar earlier this...

March 15th, 2019

The new national minimum wage rates are set to rise from 1 April – and two decades after UNISON was instrumental in the creation of the wage, the union is urging activists to make sure that employers are paying what they should be.

James Anthony, a nurse from Birmingham and chair of the...