UNISON says the government should be taking the lead on the wearing of face coverings in schools, not leaving it to individual Head Teachers.
Government should issue new guidance to allow pupils and school workers to wear face coverings if they wish.
Covid-19 has fundamentally changed the game for everyone when it comes to protecting yourself and your colleagues in the workplace. We are looking to recruit a Safety Representative in each of the over 900 workplaces where we have members.
Following various announcements over the last few days we are receiving lots of calls and emails from our members who work in schools.