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My67 2020



18 July is Mandela Day, which acknowledges Nelson Mandela's values, dedication to the service of humanity and struggle for peace throughout the world. UNISON North West will once again honour Mandela Day by taking part in the My67 campaign.


St Helens Council under pressure to back care workers who are struggling to stop the spread of COVID-19

St Helens Council has been criticised by UNISON for not protecting care workers in order to stop the spread of coronavirus.


UNISON secures ‘trailblazing’ package of support for Salford care workers fighting to stop the spread of COVID-19



Following representations from UNISON, the public service union, Salford City Council and Salford NHS Clinical Commissioning Group have launched a set of measures, which aim to protect local care workers and the people they care for during the ongoing pandemic.


North West schools unsafe for staff and students as 'R' rate rises above 1

UNISON, which represents teaching assistants and other school support staff including cleaners and caterers, has warned councils in the North West that local schools are not yet safe for students or staff, despite many schools expanding pupil numbers today (Monday).


Advice for Members who are Returning to Schools this week

Advice for Members who are Returning to Schools this week:


Warrington schools not yet safe for students or staff

UNISON Warrington Local Government branch, which represents teaching assistants and other school support staff including cleaners and caterers, has warned Warrington Borough Council that local schools are not yet safe for students or staff, despite plans for an expansion of pupil numbers on Monday (June 8).


North West councils under pressure to back care workers who are struggling to stop the spread of COVID-19

Councils in the North West have been criticised by UNISON North West for not protecting care workers in order to stop the spread of coronavirus.


Warrington Borough Council must not put children, parents and staff at risk by opening schools prematurely



UNISON Warrington Local Government branch, which represents teaching assistants and other school support staff including cleaners and caterers, has warned the local authority against pressing ahead with opening schools in early June.


​"Let down" care workers demand support from Wigan Council to stop the spread of Coronavirus



Local care workers have expressed their disappointment that Wigan Council have refused to sign a pledge to protect carers during the ongoing pandemic.


Stockport Council under pressure to step in as local Borough Care workers struggle with coronavirus and no sick pay

 

Stockport Council has come under fire for not protecting care workers as UNISON NW has uncovered the shocking treatment of carers who work for Stockport's largest provider of residential care.



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