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Scrap mandatory vaccine deadline or risk decimating the care sector, says UNISON

Christina McAnea warns of ‘catastrophic’ staffing crisis unless government abandons draconian policy

Huge vacancy rates across care sector adding to staff mental health crisis

The government’s failure to deal with ​the growing staffing ​crisis in social care ​risks worsening the mounting mental health toll on workers, says UNISON

Don’t wait until it’s too late to bring back mask wearing and social distancing

Making mask wearing optional back in the summer was a mistake

A new deal for employment would make a huge difference

Low pay, precarious contracts and minimal sick pay have no place in the modern world of work

A new post-pandemic deal is needed for public services

Covid has had a profound effect on public service staff

Government has no plan for social care, says UNISON

Christina McAnea says £5.3bn promised comes nowhere near what’s needed

New social care levy shows government priorities are all wrong, says UNISON       

Christina McAnea says government wrong to focus on funding before reform

Ministers must end jab compulsion to prevent care home catastrophe

Action needed immediately to stop staffing crisis

Ministers must bring back safety measures in schools, say unions 

Return of face coverings among precautions needed

Exploitation of care workers must end, says UNISON

Labour’s move to close legal loophole is welcome

Unions write to home secretary demanding police staff pay freeze is overturned

UNISON and other police staff unions demand rethink

Many nurses and midwives feel unprepared and unsupported in first roles

More help needed from government and employers for new health staff

Councils across England, Wales and Scotland face a £3bn funding black hole next year

Ministers must find emergency funding to avert catastrophic cuts

Record waiting lists call for proper investment in NHS workforce, says UNISON

Comprehensive action needed to tackle understaffing and shorten wait times

Health organisations stand together against abuse  

Abuse aimed at health workers during pandemic must stop

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