Photo of male healthworker in mask and cap

Care sector should look to the NHS for inspiration

We must grasp the chance to fix the broken care system

Blog: your right to be safe from harm at work

As UNISON has been working hard for our members during the coronavirus crisis, I know that the issue of getting the right personal protective equipment (PPE) is the still the top priority for everyone fighting this pandemic. Rest assured that this is also an issue on which your union is challenging the government. At every […]

What do carers think of #ClapForCarers?

‘When the clapping dies down, UNISON will still be fighting for care workers to be properly treated’

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Baking for binmen: life as a refuse collector during COVID-19

As a refuse collector, social distancing is impossible. So how are local government workers like Christian managing during COVID-19?

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Baking for bin men: life as a refuse collector in COVID-19

‘To be honest, the public have been giving us better equipment than our employer’

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.’

UNISON calls for government to prioritise staff safety before re-opening schools

Suggestions that the government in England is considering reopening schools has caused huge anxiety amongst school staff and parents

Speaking up for our members

Newspaper ad says ‘Thank you’ to all the UNISON members leaving their loved ones to care for ours

Microscopic view of the Coronavirus

Work on protecting members continues across all UNISON service groups

UNISON service groups all pushing to protect members in the coronavirus crisis

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Frontline staff need real protection

UNISON says ‘desperate measures’ in leaked plans could lead to preventable deaths

Streamlined interim electronic CASE form

Streamlined form introduced to deal with current coronavirus and COVID-19 situation

‘I’m so proud’. Dave Prentis on the first weeks of the COVID-19 crisis

‘We know it’s not business as usual. We’re doing the best that we can, because our members deserve our protection’ 

‘I’m so proud’

Dave Prentis on the first weeks of the COVID-19 crisis

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Thousands of public service workers contact UNISON with ‘harrowing’ PPE stories

Ministers need to get to grips with supply problems

Scottish government building signage reading "The Scottish Government"

UNISON secures PPE win for Scotland’s care workers

Joint unions warned that previous advice from Scotland’s chief nursing officer increased risks for home and social carers