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HeartUnions week will take place from 11 to 17 February 2019
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Get ready for HeartUnions 2019

It's an opportunity to celebrate the good work unions do in workplaces across the country. Each year we run a week of activities to show how joining a trade union can help you and your workmates. This year we’re fighting to stamp out zero-hours contracts.

Unions are making a real difference

Last year unions won the right for waiting staff to keep their tips, better pay for workers at Macdonald's, and new rights for pilots and cabin crew in Ryanair and beyond.

But we know we need to do more to win a better deal for workers. And we want to start by stamping out unfair zero-hours contracts .


HeartUnions materials and merchandise

We have a collection of HeartUnions resources for you to download and use throughout the week. We also have pens, mugs, t-shirts and badges you can purchase from our online shop. Get your HeartUnions material.

If you want to order in bulk you can order from our online shop or speak to your union officer. If you need HeartUnions material in Welsh, please contact


What can you do?

You can pledge to stamp out zero-hours contracts during 2019 by:

There’s strength in numbers. So why not see if your friends and colleagues at work want to join up to a union too, and all do it together.

Ban zero-hours contracts Too many workers are being denied job security, sick pay and holiday pay - and insecure work is out of control.