Stars in Our Schools was a bit different this year but it was still a glorious celebration of all that school support staff do for our children
Commenting on the government’s decision to allow secondary pupils to wear face coverings in school corridors in local lockdown areas of England, UNISON head of education Jon Richards said today (Wednesday): “This is a welcome step forward but still leaves a confusing picture. “The focus on pupils is understandable but the government has already admitted the biggest risk […]
Sixty-nine branches have donated to our COVID response fund so far – is yours on that list?
Only 2% of employees felt reassured
UNISON has written to the education secretary urging the government to show its thanks to all school staff, and to clarify urgently what personal protective equipment they should be using.
Congratulations to London Ambulance Service branch’s Battersea station who are the overall winners of our Grovember branch noticeboards competition
A year ago today, our union won a huge victory for working people, when we defeated the government on employment tribunal fees. This was a result that could only have been achieved by our union. Only UNISON was able to commit the significant resources over a prolonged period of time that was necessary to win […]
We are now, undisputedly, in the summer holiday season. In the weeks ahead, millions of people will head off around the UK and out of the country on holiday – taking a break from their day to day. I know that many UNISON members will be looking forward to a break too – with family, friends, loved […]
Last weekend I heard the news that Denise Knutsen had sadly passed away. Denise was a truly inspirational activist, dedicated, hard working and with a heart of solid gold. I first got to know Denise during the groundbreaking teaching assistants strike in Brighton. Denise led that dispute with energy, determination and her legendary humour, roping […]
High rental costs mean many public service employees in England are spending more than a third of their wages on rent, according to research published by UNISON
UNISON members Michelle and Rachel are hoping a new law will help the thousands of people in desperate need of an organ transplant