Monthly Archives: February 2021

Resisting unsafe work......

Monday 1st March 8-9.30pm

Join Zero Covid and the Hazards Campaign to hear from speakers from across the labour movement on the fight for safe workplaces.  Click here to read more and register.

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Remembering LGBT+ history – and those who are struggling today......

LGBT+ History Month is more important than ever, as the pandemic adds to the isolation felt by many LGBT+ people as a result of their gender identity or sexuality.  Click here to read more.

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Vaccinate, don’t hesitate!......

UNISON’s junior vice president, James Anthony, answers questions about being vaccinated against COVID-19.  Click here to read more.

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UNISON delivers stunning blow on exit payments......

Head of local government Jon Richards looks back at the latest Westminster U-turn – this time, after a legal challenge to its unfair plans.  Click here to read more.

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People’s Covid Inquiry – learn lessons, save lives......

We’re holding our People’s Covid Inquiry now because we don’t think it’s too soon to start learning lessons about this crisis, especially while so many people are still dying from Covid-19. We believe this level of deaths was avoidable. We all deserve to know how and why this happened.   Click here to read more and take the survey.

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Ricky Tomlinson and trade unionists try to overturn convictions......

Trade unionists attempting to overturn convictions in a 47-year-long campaign have told the Court of Appeal they were victims of an establishment plot.  Click here to read more.

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UNISON statement on the coup in Myanmar......

The government must move quickly so that no UK company can do business with the military.  Click here to read more.

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​​​​​​​Lowest paid are most likely to have lost income and increased debt in pandemic – TUC research......

  • NEW POLL: 50% of low-paid workers have suffered income loss in the pandemic, compared to 29% of high earners
  • TUC budget submission published today calls for a “workers’ budget” and extension of JRS to the end of 2021

Click here to read more.

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Heart UNISON 2021......

Heart UNISON is part of Heart Unions Week, the TUC’s annual event to celebrate unions, to make sure everyone knows why we’re vital at work, and to encourage everyone to join one.

Louder, better, safer, stronger

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Early years safety & funding – PUBLIC RALLY......

3 February 20216:00pm–7:00pm

Early years continues to be forgotten by this government in its response to the COVID-19 crisis.  Click here to read more and register.

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