Lost in lockdown

UNISON’s Caerphilly branch secretary reflects on what it means to go ‘back to square one’ as the county is put into local lockdown

Saving the nation

UNISON members tell their stories from the first months of the COVID crisis

For youth workers, COVID-19 is just another challenge

‘We’re facing a government that basically has no interest in young people’

UNISON joins attack on housing minister over fossil fuel divestment

Open letter condemns suggestion that pension funds engage in ‘constructive engagement’ with fossil fuel companies

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Sunderland members give out 3,000 gift packs to local government workers

‘We’re looking after the people who are looking after the people’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON publishes library reopening guidance

Advice for a ‘gradual and phased’ return puts safety first

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

NJC committee to put pay offer to members

Consultation will allow branches and members to discuss the employers’ final offer – the best that can be achieved by negotiation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘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

Ministers mustn’t forget important workers delivering essential services, says UNISON

Local government workers facing coronavirus risks and pressures

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
Tent of a homeless person in a commercial doorway

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

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

Article on the UNISON National site.