Gloved hand holding vial of COVID-19 vaccine

‘Peace of mind and protection’ – why members are getting the jab

UNISON members share their experiences of getting the COVID-19 vaccine to help show that, despite historical health inequalities, there’s nothing to fear

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A ‘big bang’ reopening of schools is ‘unnecessary and reckless’, says UNISON

Union says a phased return of all schools and colleges in England from 8 March will protect pupils and staff

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Help us keep on helping our members

Branches can help There for You be there for them as the pandemic continues

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Vaccinate, don’t hesitate!

UNISON’s junior vice president, James Anthony, answers questions about being vaccinated against COVID-19

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Gloved hand holding vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine booking system now open to frontline care workers in England

UNISON welcomes announcement that care workers who haven’t had a dose yet can make an appointment

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NHS staff: the terrible toll of COVID-19 on mental health

‘The pressure on staff of keeping us safe during COVID-19 has been relentless’

old-fashioned tap with water running from it

UNISON calls for lockdown halt to non-essential water work

In a letter to the water minister, UNISON says that revised COVID-19 guidance on close contacts means the government should tell the water industry to pause some work.

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Your safety at work is our priority

Union will push government to prioritise the ‘forgotten key workers’ in the vaccine rollout

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UNISON’s 2021 summer conferences move online

Union’s NEC hears that it is not possible to commit to usual schedule due to ongoing COVID-19 disruption

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UNISON urges HSE to improve COVID guidance for employers

The union is highlighting the particular risk to vulnerable workers

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