MPs urged to extend free scheme to all frontline care and NHS staff

A government scheme exempting overseas workers from visa fees for one year should be extended to all care staff and NHS employees, says UNISON today. The union is backing an amendment brought by MP Yvette Cooper to the Immigration Bill that would ensure many more staff – such as social care workers, hospital cleaners, healthcare assistants and porters […]

Migrant workers are getting organised

Our public services would collapse if it were not for the fantastic contribution made by thousands of migrant workers who day in and day out support our communities. But following the decision to leave the EU their future looks anything but certain. The government has been caught out playing fast and loose with their futures, […]