UNISON supports the vaccination programme, but evidence suggests persuasion is better than compulsion.
Some employers are seeking to make it a condition of employment to have the COVID-19 vaccination. Our solicitors explain what your right are in this area,
School and local government workers on the frontline of the Covid response are due a pay rise on 1 April, but the employers have put talks on hold until after the local elections in may.
The government has consulted on plans to stop care workers in nursing and residential homes from being able to have multiple jobs. Many low-paid care workers rely on multiple jobs to pay the bills. Covid has exposed the failings in our fragmented social care system which is why we need a national care service.
UNISON has called on the government to end the practice of employers denying care staff wages for time spent travelling between visits to the sick and elderly, after UNISON won £100,000 back pay for 10 care workers.