Coronavirus

This is UNISON Scotland’s information on Coronavirus and your rights at work.

If you have symptoms and need medical advice go to: NHS Scotland website for all latest guidance about COVID-19 including social distancing and stay at home advice.

There is more about your rights at work at: UNISON UK website 

Coronavirus COVID19 advice: your rights at work in Scotland

CORONAVIRUS HIGHER EDUCATION: Guidance for Branch Negotiators

CORONAVIRUS HIGHER EDUCATION: Guidance for Branch Negotiators
Scottish HE Branch Negotiators' Guidance / Summary of HE Committee Meeting - 31/03/20 No detriment is the norm for the ...
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CORONAVIRUS: SOCIAL HOUSING STAFF – Information and guidance

CORONAVIRUS: SOCIAL HOUSING STAFF - Information and guidance
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations has published a series of COVID-19 information briefings. The briefings on service delivery and ...
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CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: 3 STAC Updates

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: 3 STAC Updates
Health staff: The STAC secretariat have been holding daily teleconferences following the cancellation of the March 20th STAC meeting. They ...
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CORONAVIRUS LOCAL GOVERNMENT – FAQ’s for Local Government Staff from Joint unions & CoSLA

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT -  UNISON Scotland, other Local Government unions and CoSLA have produced a Frequently Asked Questions document covering many ...
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CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: Changes to Sick Leave

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: Changes to Sick Leave
Health Staff: We have agreed a change to sick leave during the Coronavirus crisis. All new starts in the service ...
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CORONAVIRUS FURTHER EDUCATION: FE Alert March 2020

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FURTHER EDUCATION: This is the latest newsletter form the FE committee. This edition focuses on Coronavirus and the work the ...
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CORONAVIRUS FURTHER EDUCATION: Guidance for Staff

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FURTHER EDUCATION: Guidance has been issued about how colleges should handle Cornonavirus related absence and leave. Key points are: Employees ...
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CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: Update on PPE

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: Update on PPE
HEALTH STAFF: This letter from the Chief Nursing Officer gives an update on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) specifically FFP3 respirators ...
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CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: How to contact us

CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: How to contact us
UNISON office buildings are closed because of the coronavirus lockdown. You can contact us by phone or email Please try ...
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CORONAVIRUS LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Advice in relation to key workers and childcare

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LOCAL GOVT: This is a joint statement from Scottish Government and COSLA providing advice in relation to key workers and ...
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CORONAVIRUS KEY WORKERS: Enabling Key Workers to Return to Work.

CORONAVIRUS KEY WORKERS: Enabling Key Workers to Return to Work.
Scottish Government Guidance on Testing for COVID-19 Infection to Enable Key Workers to Return to Work. This government guidance is ...
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CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Guidance for Social, Community Care and Residential Settings

CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Guidance for Social, Community Care and Residential Settings
SOCIAL CARE: This guidance on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is aimed at employers. This should enable them to support their staff working ...
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CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Adult social care guidance to protect the most vulnerable

CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Adult social care guidance to protect the most vulnerable
SOCIAL CARE: This is the new UK govt guidance for Adults receiving social care. It is pfor councils and care ...
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CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Scottish Government guidance

CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Scottish Government guidance
This is a letter from the Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, which provides an update on recent discussions ...
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CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: Employer and employee legal responsibilities

CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: Employer and employee legal responsibilities
This legal briefing from Thompson solicitors sets out the statutory duties on employers and employees and includes some frequently asked ...
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CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Advice

CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL CARE: Advice
SOCIAL CARE: This page is for care workers, including residential, homecare and community care for both adults and children. It ...
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CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: NHS guidance on how to get an isolation note

CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: NHS guidance on how to get an isolation note
ALL MEMBERS: This information explains how to get an isolation note if you have been told to stay at home ...
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CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL SERVICE: SSSC regulatory changes and impact on home care and support

CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL SERVICE: SSSC regulatory changes and impact on home care and support
The social service sector  is on the frontline of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This link explains the regulatory changes which ...
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CORONAVIRUS HEALTH: NHS Scotland staff terms and conditions update

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH: NHS Scotland staff terms and conditions update
The latest updates affecting NHS staff terms and conditions are now available on the STAC website. These concern phased return ...
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CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: UNISON’s welfare charity is helping members

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ALL MEMBERS: UNISON has long had our own dedicated welfare charity - There for You - providing support for members ...
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