UNISON appalled at revelation that some of Nightingale Hospital Manchester's healthcare heroes are being underpaid
UNISON has uncovered the concerning news that some cleaners, porters, catering assistants and security guards at the NHS Nightingale Hospital in Manchester are receiving less pay from night and weekend shifts than their colleagues who do exactly the same jobs in other NHS hospitals.
We are so saddened to hear of members dying from COVID-19, including so many who have died in the line of duty, as they try to help others in this unprecedented time.
The purpose of International Workers Memorial Day (IWMD) has never been more prescient in this time of global health crisis.
Our care workers deserve more than badges and applause: Hassan Ortega, UNISON NW Community Chair's Blog
Care workers - and all the disciplines they cover - are high on UNISON North West's agenda. They are our valued members working across the statutory, community and private sectors.
Over the last two weeks it has been brought to the attention of the Schools Committee that some catering companies may be trying to work around Cabinet advice in relation to school staff not being furloughed.
Thousands of care workers respond to UNISON North West survey and share their horror stories about the reality of working in care during the pandemic
More than 2600 care workers have responded to a UNISON North West survey and shared the shocking truth about the lack of support for care staff during the ongoing public health crisis.
Solidarity in Practice!
Thousands of public service workers contact UNISON with ‘harrowing’ stories around protective kit as government asked to step up over Easter
Thousands of people working in the NHS, social care and local services have contacted a UNISON hotline in the last week expressing anxiety at the lack of gloves, masks, eye protectors and gowns where they work.
‘Callous’ Warrington Primary Academy Trust criticised as it presses ahead with plans to make staff redundant during Coronavirus crisis
Warrington Primary Academy Trust (WPAT), which runs six schools in Warrington and Halton, has come under fire as it has ploughed on with a controversial staffing restructure process in the midst of the ongoing national health crisis.