Circular to UNISON Members working in Schools

COVID-19 latest schools advice and guidance Dear colleague, Urgent update following government confirmation that primary schools can increase pupil numbers from 1 June In response to the Government’s announcement today that it is going ahead with plans to encourage...

Message from UNISON in Schools

We know this is a really anxious time for school staff in England and many of you will be unsure of where you stand with regards to returning to work on 1 June. Please be assured that we are doing everything we can to continue to produce robust advice for members. We...

Personal Injury Settlements – April 2020

In April, UNISON helped members in the West Midlands receive £383,346.68 in Personal Injury Settlements. UNISON provides quality legal services for employment-related and non-work issues at no extra cost to members and their family. In fact, UNISON provides the...

What if I don’t feel my workplace is safe?

UNISON believes that our members should never be in a situation where they might endanger themselves and others in the course of doing jobs. Putting you in that situation is potentially a breach of health and safety law and may spread coronavirus to people in...

Important schools update and survey

On Tuesday, UNISON sent an email to schools members in England regarding the Prime Minister’s plan to increase number of pupils attending early years settings and primary schools in England from 1 June..  The information can be found here.  We encourage all...

Online Bereavement Training for Care Workers

UNISON has commissioned a series of online training sessions from Cruse, the bereavement charity, aimed specifically at staff in social care.   On-line registration (including future dates) and more information to be found here. More information on trauma and...