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Blog: Why reform of the Gender Recognition Act is essential

Jenny Harvey is a member of UNISON’s trans network, part of the West Midlands regional LGBT+ group and a member of UNISON’s health service group executive. Here, she explains why reform of the Gender Recognition Act is long overdue

Fighting on so many fronts

While so many people have stayed at home – UNISON members have been on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19. And while you’ve been fighting coronavirus to keep communities going, UNISON has been fighting for you.

Vital health staff must feel valued and supported

Government promises to overseas nurses must honoured

Money for public services would mean a quicker recovery

Proper investment would power a return to a more prosperous time

Prime Minister should take responsibility and not blame others for care home failings

Poor government decision making at the heart of problems

UNISON publishes library reopening guidance

Advice for a ‘gradual and phased’ return puts safety first

Ministers must fix council funding to avoid ​”catastrophic cuts”

At least £10bn needed to save essential services

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Blog: the plight of pregnant workers in the age of COVID

Julia O’Connell, the vice chair of UNISON’s national women’s committee, explains what’s it like to be pregnant – and working – during COVID-19

Care home death toll highlights urgent need for reform, says UNISON

Sick pay for staff essential to limit spread

Organise 2020: TUC’s free festival launches next week

The TUC’s festival of ideas runs from 9-11 July – and there are plenty of remote events to sign up for

Turn appreciation and applause for NHS staff into an early wage rise, say health unions

Public want health pay rise straight away

Show your appreciation and thoughts for the NHS and key workers

UNISON joins /Together coalition to reconnect society

Councils need much more to deal with coronavirus funding shortfall, says UNISON

Authorities face massive funding gap

Staffing, safety and vulnerable children must be priority for schools’ return, says UNISON

Jon Richards says test and trace must improve, teaching assistants mustn’t become substitute teachers and vulnerable pupils should be priority

Frontline care and health workers face thousands of pounds of government ​visa charges

It’s perverse that ministers ignore the contribution of care and NHS support staff ​