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UNISON launch petition demanding government “do more” over PPE for care workers

Public service union UNISON has launched an online petition that demands the government take more action to ensure adequate PPE is made available to care workers during the ...
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Public service workers join UNISON in record numbers during coronavirus crisis

The public service union UNISON has seen record numbers of new members joining during the coronavirus crisis, with the union saying public service workers are increasingly seeking “support ...
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Thousands of NHS and social care workers contact UNISON about lack of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Public service workers have contacted a special UNISON hotline to express their anxiety and concern regarding the lack of masks, eye protectors, gloves and gowns at their workplace. ...
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UNISON urges shopping centres, pubs and other businesses to provide free parking for NHS staff and care workers

NHS staff and care workers on the front line of the battle against COVID-19 should be provided with free parking from businesses, says UNISON. The UK’s largest union ...
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What the unions made of this week’s Budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed his first Budget this week – amid a backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak, issues concerning Statutory Sick Pay, an interest rate drop and low ...
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Unison becomes second union to call for sick pay for all workers self-isolating because of coronavirus

Unison have joined the GMB in calling for guaranteed sick pay for self-employed and ‘gig economy’ workers who have to self-isolate. Unison has today become the second major ...
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UNISON accepts 2% pay rise for local government workers

Public service union UNISON have accepted a new two-year pay deal for local government staff. The new pay deal will affect more than one million local government workers ...
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UNISON respond to Spring Statement: “beleaguered public services remain in a dark place”

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered an update on the economy this week, which has been criticised by union leaders for lacking substance. The chancellor has been accused of “complacency” ...
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UNISON launches new face-to-face mobile advice unit for workers in Edinburgh and the Lothians

The mobile unit – complete with an office and internet access – is designed to help thousands of workers who do not have a physical union presence at ...
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UNISON urges government to introduce ‘code of conduct’ for public sector contractors

Public service union has called for a set of principles similar to those set out in the 90’s for private companies delivering public works. Unison has called on ...
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