Forced jabs are counterproductive, says UNISON

Encouragement and persuasion are right approach

A ‘big bang’ reopening of schools is ‘unnecessary and reckless’, says UNISON

Union says a phased return of all schools and colleges in England from 8 March will protect pupils and staff

Cautious approach is the right one and must apply to schools, says UNISON

Education needs phased approach for safety’s sake

Restrictions tough but necessary for the sake of the NHS

Government should have acted sooner but we must all do our bit

Oxford vaccine approval is welcome news, says UNISON

Approval will allow priority for NHS and care staff

Pay restraint is a ‘cruel blow’ for those working tirelessly in the pandemic, says UNISON

Staff need pay rise to maintain morale

Working together is key to saving lives in further period of lockdown, says UNISON

Proper support and protection needed for care homes

Employers must do all they can to reduce COVID impact on Black staff, says UNISON

Findings of risk assessments must be implemented

More PCSOs would be best way to ensure public comply with COVID rules

Force must be rebuilt after 46% cuts in a decade

Health and care staff need reassurance about next stage of the pandemic, says UNISON

UK PPE production will guarantee supplies and cut shipping

​Support jobs and strengthen economy to maintain public services, says UNISON

Fixing testing system and sick pay for all also key

Safety measures must be the priority to tackle increased infection spread

Sick pay, social distancing and testing system are key

Care funding must get through to those who need it, says UNISON

Ministers must get tough with care employers

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Care home death toll highlights urgent need for reform, says UNISON

Sick pay for staff essential to limit spread