Absence of sick pay for care workers shows system needs reform

Survey shows extent of inadequate sick pay

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON fights to protect rights of workers with long COVID

UNISON says that the Equality Act 2020 is being misrepresented by the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The limbo of long COVID

UNISON members and reps talk about the debilitating aftermath of coronavirus

International Workers' Memorial Day UNISON graphic

Blog: Let’s remember those who have died because of their work

On International Workers’ Memorial Day, let us all take a minute to remember how precious life is and the cost that many workers pay every year, around the globe

General Secretary, General Secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

High Court rules that government orders to discharge untested Covid patients was illegal, says UNISON

Covid spread like wildfire as untested but positive patients were discharged from hospitals.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
Christina McAnea addressing UNISON's 2022 health conference

NHS staff ‘undermined by political decisions’, says McAnea

General secretary tells health conference that deliberate Conservative choices have created the cost of living crisis

Article on the UNISON National site.
busy classroom with children sitting on the floor

UNISON slates government over school funding shortages

Research reveals that many headteachers in primary and secondary schools in England are having to cut staff, IT equipment, trips and more as the funding crisis bites

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Joint Trade Union Update Statement – COVID-19 Terms and Conditions (England)

Since March 2020 there has been development of specific guidance and advice to support NHS organisations and NHS staff during the pandemic.  However, in light of the government now setting out their new phase of managing COVID-19 in England, the DHSC has indicated a wish to review the guidance and advice on COVID-19 for NHS […]

health, health news on the UNISON National site.

Sick pay survey launched as staff say they can’t afford to be sick

All those who complete the survey will automatically be entered into a £250 prize draw. The survey deadline is 22 April 2022

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Infection rates will rise and care workers will abandon sector as financial lifeline ends

Abandoning infection control fund will stop people isolating

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.