UNISON urges HSE to improve COVID guidance for employers

UNISON has written to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) this week, calling for improved guidance for employers on how to protect their Black and other vulnerable workers during the pandemic.

£8,250 for office worker who lost her sense of smell from toxic gas

67-year-old personal assistant Margaret Colbridge has won £8250 in compensation after her employer ignored reports of a poisonous smell in her office. Margaret’s employer, North Somerset Community Partnership, passed over several complaints from staff members that the smell made them nauseous and lethargic. Carbon monoxide was only identified as the source of the problem when […]

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 […]