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 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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CORONAVIRUS ALL BRANCHES: Model Workforce Policy for Duration of COVID-19 Crisis

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Most UNISON Branches are part of agreements which cover their whole sector (eg Health or Local Government). Some branches though ...
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CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: NHS Scotland guidance on risks to staff health

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NHS SCOTLAND: Guidance on risks to staff health (19 Mar) Contains definitions of critical and key workers and advice on ...
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CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: Q&A on Coronavirus & Work

CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: Q&A on Coronavirus & Work
Keep your distance, wash your hands - KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Answers to some key questions about your rights at work ...
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CORONAVIRUS LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Update

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LOCAL AUTHORITY MEMBERS: Local authorities have been issued with new guidance in relation to paid leave for employees who are ...
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