Clearer guidance still needed on face coverings in schools in England

Government should issue new guidance to allow pupils and school workers to wear face coverings if they wish.

UNISON calls for urgent action to improve chaotic track & trace in England

Councils forced to pick up the pieces from failing test and trace system in England.

Get Help With School Uniform Costs

UNISON’s charity There for You is pleased to be able to offer grants to help members with the cost of buying school uniforms.

Care after Covid – the time for talking is over

The time for talking is over. A national care service is the only way to prevent more deaths. We need a resilient system, like the NHS.

Online training for social work members

UNISON’s Learning and Organising Service has compiled the attached list of free online learning to support social worker members with their skills development, mental health and wellbeing.

Local Government Pay Ballot

Ballot papers have gone out this week to all our members who work in local government, schools and the National Parks, following confirmation of the final offer in respect of the 2020/21 pay claim.

UNISON provides advice for safe reopening of libraries

UNISON has put together a briefing for our library members about the safe, phased reopening of libraries from 4 July