Elderly woman with carer

Migration Advisory Committee report exposes government’s muddled immigration plan

The sector needs to be properly funded and wages increased

Barriers to overseas recruitment will disrupt care, says UNISON

Christina McAnea warns proposals will cause uncertainty and instability

Tania, Gravesham - @SotonUNISON

‘Refugee lives do matter’

National delegate conference agrees to continue working to combat myths around migration

UKIP poster takes referendum campaigning to a new low, says UNISON

UNISON has made a formal complaint to the Metropolitan Police about racist posters that have been displayed on UKIP ad-vans in the capital today (Thursday). UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is scaremongering in its most extreme and vile form. Leave campaigners have descended into the gutter with their latest attempt to frighten working […]

EU campaign will focus on NHS and racism around migration, NEC

UNISON executive prepares for EU referendum and union conference

Migration and the EU referendum

UNISON produces two new factsheets on migration and an inclusive Europe as part of campaign for a Remain vote in the EU referendum on 23 June

Temporary relief for the NHS as nurses stay on the UK’s job shortage list, says UNISON

Commenting on the announcement from the Migration Advisory Committee –that nurses are to be allowed to remain on the occupational shortages list for another three years – UNISON head of nursing Gail Adams said: “The NHS is still desperately short of nurses, so hospital trusts across the country will have breathed a collective sigh of […]