As many parts of North Yorkshire are under a Red Warning for extreme heat tomorrow (Monday 18 July) and Tuesday 19 July, UNISON and the TUC have issued advice to members about the impact of the heatwave on workers and what employers must do to keep you safe. Sadly, there is no legal maximum temperature […]
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.
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.
Estimates put 39% of teachers and school leaders and 51% of teaching assistants and other staff are working on-site in open settings in the current lockdown.
Trade union representing Midwives and Maternity Support Workers confirms that employers must use pregnancy risk assessments to show how they are removing Covid risks for pregnant women at work.