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Unions and employers link up to fight for colleges

Campaign will see further education unions, college employers and students lobby Parliament in October to call for proper funding

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Funding review ‘must recognise real cost of providing quality college education’

UNISON reacts to minister’s announcement of review into English further education funding, alongside ‘efficiency and resilience’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Pay talks start today for English further education workers

Unions meet Association of Colleges for discussions over claim for ‘inflation plus 3%’ pay claim from September

Article on the UNISON National site.

Unions call for more investment in further education

General secretary Dave Prentis signs joint letter to chancellor Philip Hammond ahead of autumn statement

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Scottish college workers vote to strike in pay dispute

College employers urged to use negotiations on 25 August to agee pay fairness or strikes will mark the start of new academic year

Article on the UNISON National site.

MPs call for multi-billion pound education cash boost

Union welcomes Commons select committee report revealing ‘the true scale of the funding cuts to schools and colleges’

News on the UNISON National site.

Scottish FE workers vote on £425 a year pay rise

UNISON recommends members accept ‘cap-busting’ offer in ballot which closes on 26 July

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Higher education unions submit 2017-18 pay claim

Unions challenge universities to improve pay that has ‘significantly fallen behind inflation’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘Talk to the unions’, UNISON urges colleges in England

Union calls for full engagement with workforce following government guidance on area reviews and their implementation

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Further education pay rises agreed in England and Wales

Consultations see members agree pay rises for 2016/17 in both countries – UNISON calls on colleges in England to implement Association of Colleges offer as soon as possible

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

English college review risks jobs and closures, warns union

‘Area-based reviews’ part of restructuring plans for post-16 education prompted by ‘the need to cut public expenditure’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

English further education pay claim submitted

Claim is for 5% or £1,500, whichever is greater, and the living wage

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON speaks up for members in post-16 review

Union gets seat on ‘national area review advisory group’ for post-16 education in England as new government guidance issues

News on the UNISON National site.

Scottish further education workers win battle for pay fairness

Months of campaigning and industrial action win improved pay offer for FE workers which matches that of lecturers

Article on the UNISON National site.

Scotland’s FE workers to strike on Tuesday 6 September

First national strike will take place in support of fair pay and parity with lecturer colleagues

Article, News on the UNISON National site.