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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...

Can My Employer make me get the Jab?

There is no legal requirement for any individual to be vaccinated against Covid19 to fulfil any job role, but there is some concern that employees in the Care Sector will be required to, and some already make the same demands of the Flu Jab. UNISON’s primary...
Is Zero Covid 19 Possible?

Is Zero Covid 19 Possible?

ZERO COVID: The campaign to beat the pandemic This motion was submitted by a member and seeing as Covid 19 has dominated everything in the last year and is the reason that this years AGM will be online we thought we should discuss it there. I’m sure most people...

To PPE or not PPE

Unison have had a few queries about PPE and face coverings in the workplace, particularly schools where local rules are being devised not only for what you must wear but also what you may and may not wear. To be clear PPE will always be compulsorily and never optional...
Masking the Issue

Masking the Issue

Following the return to schools (and some other workplaces) the issue of wearing various forms of face coverings has been a live one From 1 September, government guidance gives head teachers in secondary schools in England the “discretion” to introduce face coverings...