UNISON wants the best possible, high quality face-to-face education for all pupils in our schools. However, the government has failed to bring in sufficient mitigations in schools, particularly in primary schools where government guidance on face coverings and testing for pupils does not apply.
Government announces temporary changes which mean, for some absences, you do not need a Fit Note until you have been off work for 28 days.
UNISON opposes government plans to remove school bubbles before the end of term.
TUC calls on the government to officially recognise Long Covid as a long-term health condition under the Equality Act 2010.
UNISON has joined up with our sister trade unions to hold a rally for early years on Wednesday 3 February.
Hundreds of young soldiers have returned to the Army Foundation College, near Harrogate, and there has now been an outbreak of Covid. We have raised our concerns directly with the Government. our new General Secretary and Labour’s Shadow Defence Secretary have also taken up the case.