Coronavirus: your rights at work

UNISON is working proactively with the UK governments and other bodies to keep you safe at work. On 4 January 2021 national lockdowns were announced for England and Scotland. New guidance has been published on what restrictions are in place and they can be accessed here: The Government’s Advice for England For sector-specific advice see: […]

Labour leadership latest: Starmer wins backing of second Trade Union as Phillips quits.

Shadow Brexit secretary assured of place on final ballot after nomination by Usdaw, the shop workers union. Unison’s National Labour Link has decided, rather quickly, to back Kier (who backed remain in the Brexit vote) as leader. With two unions in the bag he moves forward to the next round of voting. He is also […]

Labour Candidates Line Up

Corbyn ally Rebecca Long-Bailey has announced she is standing as a candidate for labour Leader. In Tribune magazine  she says “Labour needs a socialist leader who can work with our movement, rebuild our communities and fight for the policies we believe in – that’s why I’m standing ” She also mentions her comittment to Green Deals […]