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.

Migration Advisory Committee report exposes government’s muddled immigration plan

The sector needs to be properly funded and wages increased

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Prentis urges Labour to commit to a ‘new deal’ for public services

UNISON’s general secretary calls today’s public service workers the ‘new giants’ of the labour movement

Article on the UNISON National site.
Tight cropped porter of Rosie MacGregor

Retired members’ committee announces care webinar

Online event will take the place of cancelled conference and will be centred around social care and the need for a national care service

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Frontline care and health workers face thousands of pounds of government ​visa charges

It’s perverse that ministers ignore the contribution of care and NHS support staff ​

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Care staff death rate a national scandal, says UNISON

Social care needs top-to-toe reform

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

UNISON welcomes NI pledge on COVID sick pay

Department of Health will provide funding for care homes to pay staff 80% of their salary when on sick leave for coronavirus

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
UK cash. coins and bank note

Blog: a long way to go on equal pay

On the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea looks at the fight we still face

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Photo of male healthworker in mask and cap

Care sector should look to the NHS for inspiration

We must grasp the chance to fix the broken care system

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

What do carers think of #ClapForCarers?

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