Funding must go to care workers in need, not employers’ bank accounts, says UNISON

Government must ensure cash goes to staff

Christina McAnea speaking at the rostrum at UNISON higher education conference

Blog: The inequality of the pandemic

The evidence of COVID-19’s devastating impact on Black workers should shock us all

Care home deaths expose social care system ‘unfit for purpose’, says UNISON

Christina McAnea says complete overhaul needed so no one is left unprotected again

Three UNISON nurses stranded in the Philippines

“When I graduated as a nurse, I took an oath to serve and uphold my vocation, even if there are hardships. It is my calling, and I can’t run from it.”

Education unions agree statement on the safe reopening of schools

Ministers should step back from 1 June target and put safety first

Keeping key workers safe while travelling must remain paramount, says UNISON

Avoiding non-essential travel will to avoid second spike

Blog: Safety for all workers is UNISON’s bottom line

Our members have worked so hard to battle the virus, protect our communities and maintain the lockdown. Now they need the government to work just as hard to ensure that any relaxation of the lockdown – whenever it comes in different parts of the UK – is safe for all workers. That is UNISON’s bottom line.

Country craves clarity and a safe return to work, says UNISON

Government is making people bewildered, not reassured

The return to work must be safe, says UNISON

PPE and testing must be properly in place before mass return

Action needed to address higher coronavirus death rates ​for Black people

Higher-risk job roles must be examined

Health unions call on Matt Hancock to recognise student contribution and abolish tuition fees

Current students should also have fees reimbursed

Frightened workers self-isolating to protect vulnerable loved ones shouldn’t be punished

Extend furlough and sick pay for those protecting loves ones

screen grab of UNISON nursing officer Stuart Tuckwood in a video diary

A diary from the COVID frontline

Rapid response nurse turned UNISON nursing officer Stuart Tuckwood has gone back to the wards to help out in the pandemic. And he’s making a video diary to share the experience

Logo for UNISON's COVID-19 response fund

There for You launches COVID-19 response fund

New fund will help members facing particular need because of the pandemic

Needless care home deaths can be prevented if staff get safety kit, says UNISON

Christina McAnea says it’s not too late to save lives