Women on Covid frontline feeling pressures at work and home during pandemic

Women in key worker positions across the East of England are losing sleep, spending more on household bills, and worrying about the pandemic’s impact on their children’s education and mental health, according to a survey published today by UNISON. The findings are based on responses from over 2,000 women including teaching assistants, nurses, council workers and police staff. They provide a comprehensive insight […]

‘I may have retired from work, it doesn’t mean I’ve retired from life’

We speak to Karen Clark about the contribution UNISON’s retired members make to the union

Home working splits opinions in equalities survey

UNISON’s annual equalities survey found that most UNISON members continued working during the pandemic with 45% working from their usual workplace and 40% from home. For those working from home, over 6 in 10 members felt there were no risks to their health, safety and wellbeing. As one member said: “I’d like to continue working […]