Government breaks pledge to stop low-paid health and care staff paying twice to use the NHS

Boris Johnson promised a lifeline to low-paid workers then callously pulled it away

Article, News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

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

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 

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
Microscopic view of the Coronavirus

UNISON welcomes visa extension announcement

Home Office grants automatic extensions to health and care workers – and indefinite leave to remain to family of healthcare workers who die of COVID-19

News on the UNISON National site.
Home health care worker and an elderly couple

Immigration plans ‘spell disaster for care sector’, says UNISON

Ending the supply of workers will leave vulnerable with no support

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Fighting against NHS fees for pregnant migrant women

For pregnant women, the “hostile environment for migrants” is degrading and forces health workers to act foremost as border control and debt collectors instead of healthcare providers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘This is our time’, Prentis tells Black members

On ‘Brexit Day’ Dave Prentis spoke of the importance of protection for immigrants and justice for the Windrush generation

Article on the UNISON National site.

Barriers to overseas recruitment will disrupt care, says UNISON

Christina McAnea warns proposals will cause uncertainty and instability

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

A guiding hand through the immigration minefield

Lawyer Sairah Javed runs a helpline for UNISON members seeking immigration advice

The ‘truly appalling’ treatment of the Windrush generation

Conference overwhelmingly votes to continue to support members affected by the Windrush scandal and to campaign for a fairer immigration system

Article on the UNISON National site.