Knowledge Base

The UNISON Knowledge Base provides up-to-date and legally checked information on employment rights and key issues affecting people in the workplace and at home.  By clicking the subject heading you will be redirected to the UNISON National site where you will find further information.


  • Procurement
  • Changes to employment status
  • TUPE and TUPE+
  • Two-tier workforce


  • Disability discrimination
  • Age discrimination
  • Race discrimination
  • Gender discrimination
  • Religious discrimination
  • Sexual orientation
  • Equality duties
  • Transgender discrimination
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Tackling prejudice and xenophobia

Disputes and grievances

Health and safety

Information and privacy

  • GDPR for UNISON members
  • Freedom of information




Terminating or suspending employment

Vulnerable workers

Working patterns