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Branches can help There for You be there for them as the pandemic continues

Vaccinate, don’t hesitate!

UNISON’s junior vice president, James Anthony, answers questions about being vaccinated against COVID-19

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Vaccine booking system now open to frontline care workers in England

UNISON welcomes announcement that care workers who haven’t had a dose yet can make an appointment

UNISON calls for lockdown halt to non-essential water work

In a letter to the water minister, UNISON says that revised COVID-19 guidance on close contacts means the government should tell the water industry to pause some work.

Your safety at work is our priority

Union will push government to prioritise the ‘forgotten key workers’ in the vaccine rollout

UNISON’s 2021 summer conferences move online

Union’s NEC hears that it is not possible to commit to usual schedule due to ongoing COVID-19 disruption

UNISON urges HSE to improve COVID guidance for employers

The union is highlighting the particular risk to vulnerable workers

Remembering LGBT+ history – and those who are struggling today

LGBT+ History Month is more important than ever, as the pandemic adds to the isolation felt by many LGBT+ people as a result of their gender identity or sexuality

Help to save a piece of our industrial heritage

A former UNISON president is leading the appeal to save the home of the Durham Miners’ Association – one of the “100 irreplaceable buildings” in the UK

Outsourcing must end to restore public services

Privatisation and outsourcing have failed the public and workers

UNISON calls for deadline extension for settled status

Many measures supporting workers with the settled status application process have been withdrawn during the pandemic

‘I wish the government understood’ – why carers need a real wage

UNISON is campaigning for carers to be paid a real living wage and here, care worker Gail explains just a little of why their work should be rewarded properly

UNISON wins workplace protection for domestic abuse victims

New domestic abuse protection orders will help to prevent abusive partners coming to victims’ workplaces

Staff serving school meals to pupils

Government urged to protect school meals workers

Letter from UNISON and councillors across England comes as private catering companies cut jobs, hours and nutritional standards

‘Stand up for care workers!’ is the passionate call from UNISON rally

Rally hears speakers from across the political spectrum, together with NGOs and celebrities, calling for social care to treated on a par with the NHS