Government must try harder on vaccines before leaping to the law, says UNISON

Everyone should be offered jab but not coerced

Blog: The fight goes on for fairness in social care pay

UNISON will continue campaigning with renewed vigour for the major reform that the care sector so desperately needs

More must be done to protect care homes from infection spread

Sick pay issues and heavy-handed employers increasing problems

Chancellor must use the budget to show social care really matters

The case for the wholesale reform of the UK care system has never been stronger

The government needs to get tough with care home operators ​not paying their share of tax

Unscrupulous employers are exploiting the UK care system and shifting profits offshore

Chancellor Rishi Sunak with the red Budget box

‘Make it a workers’ budget,’ UNISON urges chancellor

General secretary to call for an end to the pay freeze, real living wage for care workers and proper investment in local government

Providing care near the end of life, yet still undervalued and underpaid

Clap for carers was a ‘cute idea’, but care workers would rather be paid properly for what they do

Gloved hand holding vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine booking system now open to frontline care workers in England

UNISON welcomes announcement that care workers who haven’t had a dose yet can make an appointment

Outsourcing must end to restore public services

Privatisation and outsourcing have failed the public and workers

‘I wish the government understood’ – why carers need a real wage

UNISON is campaigning for carers to be paid a real living wage and here, care worker Gail explains just a little of why their work should be rewarded properly

Government must step in to prevent vaccine strong-arm tactics towards care staff

Companies should be informing not intimidating employees

Celebrities back call for fair pay for care workers

Joanna Lumley and comedian Jo Brand want living wage for staff

Blog: Now is the time to end this national scandal

Care workers need a living wage and the country needs a national care service. It’s time to Pay Fair for Care

COVID deaths show those with caring jobs are still at highest risk, says UNISON  

Christina McAnea says care and NHS staff paying ‘tragic price’ for doing their jobs

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

The care system is fragmented, underfunded and understaffed