‘I can’t afford to retire’ – why carers need a living wage

Three out of four care workers don’t earn the living wage. UNISON vice president Sian Stockham is one of them and she’s leading the national fight to raise carers’ pay

Carers need practical support more than applause

Applause and appreciation do not replace pay and practical support for our public service workers

Words Thank you, coloured in, plus the logos of /Together and UNISON

Together, let’s thank all our key workers

UNISON has become a partner in the /together coalition, which this weekend will unite the country to celebrate the NHS’ birthday and commemorate all those who have died from the coronavirus.

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

hands clapping for care workers

What do carers think of #ClapForCarers?

‘When the clapping dies down, UNISON will still be fighting for care workers to be properly treated: paid living wages, with proper job security and career structures.’

Show support for ‘amazing’ NHS staff risking their lives on front line, says UNISON

Dave Prentis asks public to join mass applause campaign