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Covid-19 latest schools advice and guidance 

Latest update following meeting of National Schools Committee  Government proposals to increase school and early years pupil numbers from 1 June  UNISON’s ​National Schools Committee met on Thursday 14 May and agreed that the union should continue to oppose the...
Is it safe to go back to school?

Is it safe to go back to school?

The guidance for schools has been released by government Planning guide for primary schools: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/preparing-for-the-wider-opening-of-schools-from-1-june/planning-guide-for-primary-schools UNISON branch guidance is reproduced here...
There for You; HOW WE ARE RESPONDING  TO THE CORONAVIRUS

There for You; HOW WE ARE RESPONDING TO THE CORONAVIRUS

There for You the charity for UNISON members is here to help UNISON members get the practical and financial support they need.  Despite the current difficulties, we remain open and are here to help in any way that we can. Currently all staff are working from home and...
COVID19 Latest Information

COVID19 Latest Information

I know you are all worried. So are we all, but UNISON members are also key players in managing this crisis, providing as we do vital public services including being the biggest union in the NHS and local government, and that is a comfort to me at least. So much of the...
COVID19 Latest Information

Coronavirus and Schools

Re: Covid-19 FAQs for school staff (England) Please find attached FAQs for school staff in England. They cover: Operational issues Pay Easter and weekend working Health and safety Home working Covid-19 FAQs for school support-staff – England The FAQs can also be...