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August 11th, 2020

UNISON is organising a webinar on 27 August to help support activists around redundancy and the right to be informed over planned job cuts.

The union’s head of legal services, Shantha David (pictured), together with legal officer Ben Patrick, will outline key aspects of such situations....

August 11th, 2020

UNISON is organising a webinar on 27 August to help support activists around redundancy and the right to be informed over planned job cuts.

The union’s head of legal services, Shantha David (pictured), together with legal officer Ben Patrick, will outline key aspects of such situations....

August 11th, 2020

COVID-19 dominates so much of the news and our thoughts here in the UK at present that it can be easy to forget the non-COVID issues that people continue to face around the world.

These problems have no ‘pause for pandemic’ button and for the most part, have been made even more acute in...

August 10th, 2020

Commenting on the Department of Health and Social Care announcing up to £172m for thousands more apprentice nurses in England (Monday), UNISON deputy head of health Helga Pile said:

“...

August 10th, 2020

I’ve been a local government worker and a UNISON member for 15 years.

I have cerebral palsy and arthritis, which means I sometimes struggle to walk and to communicate. I had a stroke five years ago and I’m more susceptible to infection. If I got COVID-19, I dread to think what might...

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