Care workers put at risk by lack of face masks and basic safety kit, says UNISON

Coordinated response needed to protect anxious staff  Social care workers across the country are at breaking point with many being given just plastic aprons and gloves to protect against coronavirus as they support the vulnerable and elderly, says UNISON today (Tuesday).   Care workers say some managers are either refusing to issue face masks or […]

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Like a lot of London, UNISON staff are having to change the way we work. We are still working hard to provide you with support but it may take a little longer for us to respond to you. Bear with us and thank you for all you are doing for London.  If you need to contact […]

Coronavirus: your rights at work

Updated: 18 March 2020 at 11:50 am As the COVID-19 virus spreads, find out what your rights at work are if taking sick leave or self-isolating. Contact UNISON We have received an increasing number of enquiries on what employers – and members – should do to minimise the risk of infection at this worrying time. […]

Covid-19: Advice for branches

As you know we are in unprecedented times and the impact the Coronavirus is having on members, their families and on the services they provide is changing daily. Most universities have now moved to online lectures and tutor sessions, most councils are asking staff to work from home where they can, except for essential services […]