UNISON represents 30,000 members working in further education and sixth form colleges across the UK.
Our members work in a variety of roles, including:
- training and assessment;
- library services;
- specialist learning support, curriculum support;
- IT, data;
- finance, procurement.
UNISON supports college members in the full range of workplace issues including job evaluation, mergers, outsourcing, contract renegotiations, discipline, grievances, performance and sickness.
Nationally and locally we campaign on improving pay – including introducing the living wage for the lowest paid college workers – and minimising the negative impact of the FE area reviews.
FE pay claim 2019
- £1 extra per hour for all staff
- the foundation living wage to be the minimum wage in further education
- an additional five days’ annual leave per year