Staff want to be tested but ministers must be realistic about what is possible
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UNISON’s national nursing officer Stuart Tuckwood has returned to the NHS for the fight against COVID-19. First, he explained what the union is doing to support its health members
New minimum pay rates come into force for many key workers, including care staff
Union welcomes move by City, University of London, to protect incomes of outsourced catering staff
The union welcomes help announced so far by the government, but calls for further action during the pandemic
The article COVID-19 housing help ‘doesn’t go far enough,’ says UNISON first appeared on the UNISON National site.
All public sector workers facing a virus threat should have the kit they need
The article Promises of protective equipment alone won’t keep people safe, says UNISON first appeared on the UNISON National site.
Coordinated response needed to protect anxious staff
The article Care workers put at risk by lack of face masks and basic safety kit, says UNISON first appeared on the UNISON National site.
UNISON has joined with Skills Academy to give members access to over 500 online courses
Most recent statistics show that there were 4.1 million children living in poverty in the UK in 2017-18.
The unions annual delegate conference - together with local government, water, environment and transport, and energy conferences - won't now happen in June as UNISON members and activists are on the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis