Cruel migration plans are a disaster for health and social care

Government accused of playing roulette with essential services just to placate its backbenchers and the far-right

Rising visa fees and reduced student numbers could worsen NHS recruitment crisis, says UNISON

Ministers have to understand there are consequences to demonising migrant workers, who may choose not to come to the UK

Blog: The shocking treatment of migrant workers harms us all

The government should stop demonising migrants, instigate reform and create a national care service

UNISON condemns government plans to hike visa fees for migrants

The cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge – a double tax migrant workers have to pay to access healthcare – is set to increase to over £1,000 a year for each person

UNISON launches new migrant member network

UNISON is launching a dedicated network to support migrant members

Delegates voting at Black members' conference

UNISON demands action on migrant worker health surcharge

Conference hears the surcharge is a form of tax mainly targeting Black people

stressed filipina nurse taking phonecall at home

‘If you want a reference, pay up.’ How UK care homes are exploiting overseas nurses

UNISON has discovered cases of care home employers trapping overseas nurses in exploitative workplaces and charging them thousands of pounds if they try to leave

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Settled status – time is running out

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen living and working in the UK, you need to make sure you have applied for settled status before 30 June

How the Home Office is risking lives in the NHS

Despite massive NHS staff shortages, healthcare workers have been forced to return to their home countries during the pandemic

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

How the Home Office really treats our NHS heroes

Dedication to the NHS has made no difference to a surgical assistant seeking to renew her visa

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Frontline care and health workers face thousands of pounds of government ​visa charges

It’s perverse that ministers ignore the contribution of care and NHS support staff ​

Fighting on two fronts – and paying the price

Migrant key workers are on the pandemic frontline but their fight to remain in the country is harder than ever

Behind the headlines, Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Scrapping of NHS surcharge for migrant health and care workers ‘long overdue’

Government should remove the charge for all migrant workers

Elderly woman and carer, with words 'social care' image from cover of report

Government’s treatment of migrant workers is shameful

Out of touch ministers measure value only in pounds and pence 

Settled status: UNISON can help

“UNISON will carry on campaigning with, and on behalf, of our European members and their families to retain their existing rights post Brexit.”