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New agreement to ensure NHS staff in England are paid properly for every working hour

Unions agree measures to be applied locally

Support staff losing sleep and suffering anxiety ahead of return to school in England, says UNISON

Jon Richards says delay needed so schools have time to complete risk assessments

New care home death figures show government claims of protecting the sector ​ring hollow

Never again should the concerns of staff​, unions and employers be ignored

Ministers mustn’t forget important workers delivering essential services, says UNISON

Local government workers facing coronavirus risks and pressures

Government should listen to independent scientists and pull back from 1 June start date

Reopening must wait until it’s safer

Support staff have little confidence in government school safety plans, says UNISON

Only 2% of employees felt reassured

Scrapping of NHS surcharge for migrant health and care workers ‘long overdue’

Government should remove the charge for all migrant workers

Funding must go to care workers in need, not employers’ bank accounts, says UNISON

Government must ensure cash goes to staff

Exemptions would be welcome but health surcharge should be scrapped, says UNISON

Coronavirus pandemic has shown how services rely on overseas workers

Care home deaths expose social care system ‘unfit for purpose’, says UNISON

Christina McAnea says complete overhaul needed so no one is left unprotected again

Elderly woman and carer, with words 'social care' image from cover of report

Government’s treatment of migrant workers is shameful

Out of touch ministers measure value only in pounds and pence 

Support staff mustn’t be exploited by schools reopening, says UNISON

Jon Richards says beginning of June reopening is unrealistic as safety tests not met

Low-paid hospital staff to get a pay rise

Workers have earned the increase

Health unions publish blueprint for the safe opening up of the NHS

UNISON and other health unions say NHS must continue to operate a safety-first approach

Give an extra clap for operating theatre staff working on the COVID-19 frontline, says UNISON

UNISON and The College of Operating Department Practitioners mark annual National ODP Day

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