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UNISON courses for members

Please find below links to courses being run by UNISON between January and March 2021. They are split into 2 categories, those for school members and those for all members. Please use the appropriate link below to find out more about the courses on offer.   All Member Course Newsletter.   School Member Courses Newsletter […]

2021 Nomination form

Keeping our schools safe – assistance with risk assessments

UNISON in Schools – Keeping our Schools Safe – Assistance with Risk Assessments Tuesday 26th January from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm or Saturday 30th January from 10:30 am to 11:30 am The North West Schools Forum have organised, in conjunction with the Hazards Movement, an update on Schools Safety.  This important update will deal […]

Health and safety responsibilities owed by school employers

COVID-19 is having a immense impact on all our working lives. UNISON plays a vital role in keeping workplaces safer, and keeping members informed of their rights. Schools have legal responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees and to ensure […]

Finding ways to cope with the lockdown?

Whether that involves pans, a glass and a ping pong ball (todays news); shared virtual dancing; Tik Tok videoing, or if you have set up your own social network to keep in touch with family, friends, colleagues or neighbours, we would like you to share your activities with us. Next month we are holding virtual […]

COVID-19 self-isolation pay for care workforce

If you work in the care workforce, please read the letter below issued by the Department of Health & Social Care. Click on the images to read.   If you have not been receiving your normal pay whilst isolating, please contact the branch without delay. Our staff are currently working from home, so the best […]

Bulletin for school staff

Advice for UNISON members working in special schools, colleges and alternative education settings. With the new variant of the virus shown to be considerably more transmissible than the version prevalent in 2020 the previous risk assessment will no longer be fit for purpose. As a matter of priority, leaders in specialist schools settings must follow […]

Health & well-being newsletter January 2021

  Stay safe Leaving home You must not leave, or be outside of your home except where necessary. You may leave the home to: shop for basic necessities, for you or a vulnerable person go to work, or provide voluntary or charitable services, if you cannot reasonably do so from home exercise with your household […]

School support staff q & a session

UNISON North West will be holding a live Q&A school support staff meeting on Thursday 7th January at 6:00 pm.  The meeting will be streamed live on the UNISON North West Facebook page. To attend/view the Q&A, simply head to www.facebook.com/UNISONNorthWest at 6:00 pm on Thursday 7th.  Members who do not have a Facebook account […]