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Care staff more likely to decline jab if threatened by employers

Care staff more likely to decline jab if threatened by employers

Gavin Edwards says forced vaccination could make recruitment and retention crisis worse Care staff more likely to decline jab if threatened by employers, says UNISON survey   Care staff are nearly twice as likely to turn down a Covid jab if they’ve been threatened or...

New NJC COVID Circular

Please find attached a new NJC circular on COVID-19 as we continue to leave lockdown. The circular has taken much longer to come out than we would have liked, but UNISON has been pushing the employers to take a more progressive approach to supporting employees during...
Online Covid19 Response fund now open again

Online Covid19 Response fund now open again

Dear Colleague We’re pleased to announce that members can once again apply online to the CoVid Response Fund.  By way of reminder, members who are in financial difficulties as a result of CoVid could be eligible for a grant of up to £500. The application process...

Changes to shielding advice

You may have heard that the government is changing its shielding advice for people who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) to Covid-19. It is advising that CEV staff who cannot work from home can return to the workplace from 1st April. In practice for CEV...

Libraries re-opening from 12 April

UNISON understands that the Government intends that libraries should re-open for public browsing during Step 2 of the Government’s roadmap on 12 April. This is the earliest possible date for libraries to re-open and must be in accordance with social distancing...