Minsters must wake up to the Covid threat in nurseries

New report paints a stark picture of the fear and anxiety

UNISON calls on Environment Agency to strengthen its health and safety measures

Unions seek urgent review of risk assessments to tackle new COVID-19 variant

Government must help struggling councils urgently

Many are already on the brink financially

UNISON voices concern at post-18 education proposals

The union sees a missed opportunity in both further and higher education to create a system placing students and staff at their heart

DfE stats reveal high level of COVID infections among school staff

Estimates put 39% of teachers and school leaders and 51% of teaching assistants and other staff are working on-site in open settings in the current lockdown

Ministers must deliver a long-term plan for the social care sector

The care system is fragmented, underfunded and understaffed

Vote for your health heroes

‘Now, more than ever, it’s vitally important that the work of the entire NHS family is recognised and celebrated’, says UNISON

Pay rise immediately would reassure undervalued staff to stay in NHS

Government’s approach to NHS pay is forcing workers to question their future

Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move

A pay rise is vital if the NHS is to be ‘fighting fit’

UNISON urges government to stop meter readings

Non-essential activity should be stopped immediately to cut the risk of staff contracting and spreading COVID-19

TUC survey reveals 71% of working mothers denied furlough

Working parents – particularly mothers – are in an impossible situation this lockdown. UNISON is calling for paid parental leave to support them

Close up photo of person wearing surgical face ma

NHS staff covid cases underline urgency of vaccine rollout, says UNISON

Half of all staff absences are Covid related

Ministers must give proper support to student nurses, says UNISON

Removing fees and giving financial help vital for trainees

Worried about your finances? UNISON can help

UNISON can offer a range of financial assistance for members – ranging from specific COVID-19 grants to debt advice, benefits advice and winter fuel grants

Blog: I promise to work across all parts of our union, for all our members

‘A challenging time to take up the reins as general secretary, but I’m also fortunate to have the legacy of a strong, growing union’