On the frontline: COVID-19

‘I’ve felt like I’m more at risk of exhaustion than COVID-19’

A homeless hostel team leader talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has made her and her colleagues’ jobs harder than ever

UNISON demands extra government funding to save universities from crisis

‘A world without universities would be tragic. I just can’t comprehend it’

How to be a good lockdown neighbour

With everyone spending more time in their homes because of lockdown, the work of staff at housing associations is even more important

Three UNISON nurses stranded in the Philippines

Three stranded UNISON members are desperate to return to the UK to help their colleagues fight the pandemic

The unsung heroes of the operating room – and now the pandemic

ODP Day celebrates a little-known health professional

Voluntary redeployment at a COVID testing centre: ‘We’re all cogs in the wheel’

During the pandemic, the nearly 500,000 support staff of the NHS are as vital as ever

It’s good to talk – especially now

A Yorkshire & Humberside branch, with the help of its local organiser, is making sure to touch base personally with every new member during lockdown

High Court hears its first furlough case

The court considers how administrators’ duties and changing contracts work with the furlough scheme. UNISON’s legal team considers the findings

Surviving COVID-19

‘Seek help straight away. I could have avoided a hospital admission if I had sought treatment sooner’

What do carers think of #ClapForCarers?

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