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 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.
UNISON has put together a briefing for our library members about the safe, phased reopening of libraries from 4 July
All the main education trade unions have issued a joint statement today urging the government to rethink plans to ask schools to start to reopen from Monday 1 June.
Following various announcements over the last few days we are receiving lots of calls and emails from our members who work in schools.
Ministers must stop dodging the issue of safety and provide a clear explanation of how schools will keep pupils, staff and parents safe before any mass reopening.
Yesterday (Sunday 10 May) the Prime Minister announced what appear to be slight changes to the advice about work during the Coronavirus emergency. This is what he said on going to work: We now need to stress that anyone who can’t work from home, for instance those in construction or manufacturing, should be actively encouraged […]
Our General Secretary, Dave Prentis, says care workers still face lack of PPE.