Half of school support staff in England have been anxious about the return to classrooms this week, with many fearing measures to keep them safe are inadequate, according to a survey published today (Friday) by UNISON.
UNISON has written to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) this week, calling for improved guidance for employers on how to protect their Black and other vulnerable workers during the pandemic.
67-year-old personal assistant Margaret Colbridge has won £8250 in compensation after her employer ignored reports of a poisonous smell in her office. Margaret’s employer, North Somerset Community Partnership, passed over several complaints from staff members that the smell made them nauseous and lethargic. Carbon monoxide was only identified as the source of the problem when […]
Strong laws, strong enforcement: Workers’ Memorial Day matters in the South West, says UNISON UNISON reps will today (28 April 2016) take part in events across the South West to commemorate those who have been injured or killed at work. This year’s Workers’ Memorial Day is themed “strong laws, strong enforcement”. UNISON is making the […]