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There was no protective ring around social care

Big mistakes were made with dire consequences

Vaccine sharing programme must be top of G7 agenda

Rights waiver will make the world safer

Tackling NHS backlogs must begin with a proper pay rise

Stopping exodus of staff and attracting recruits is key

Bring back face coverings to limit school Covid disruption

Education unions issue joint statement

Wage and sick pay reform needed in health and social care

Action needed to deal with staff burnout

Post-pandemic contract would give low-paid care workers a better deal

Living wage and proper sick pay essential

Majority of nursing staff have experienced sexual harassment at work, survey shows

Employers must do more to protect staff

Employers can no longer mistreat staff who take part in industrial action, says UNISON

Christina McAnea hails important victory for staff involved in strikes or disputes

List of failures shows how little government understands about care sector

Overhaul of care needed now

Publish data on school Covid variant cases now, say unions

More information needed due to growing concerns

Care staff more likely to decline jab if threatened by employers, says UNISON survey        

Gavin Edwards says forced vaccination could make recruitment and retention crisis worse

“Insulting” pay offer rejected by council and school staff, says UNISON  

Jon Richards says 1.5% shows complete disregard for all staff have done during pandemic

“Disappointing” council pay offer ignores huge COVID-19 effort of workforce, say unions

Employers should come back with improved offer

Recognising the key role played by operating department practitioners during the pandemic

Vital work of ODPs being marked

Invest in NHS staff or waiting lists won’t shorten, says UNISON  

The backlog is overwhelming and will take years to clear.

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