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‘Together we are stronger’ NEC hears after Derby success

School support staff congratulated after for successful dispute; Syria statement; conference preparations

Article on the UNISON National site.

New offer that could settle Derby dispute to be put to school support staff, says UNISON

Strike action by Derby school support staff is to be suspended following a new offer from the city council, UNISON has announced today (Friday). UNISON will now recommend that its members across the city’s schools accept the offer. That offer will now be put to staff, and if they vote to accept the deal, the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Derby school support staff to stage city centre ‘love-in’ as dispute with council enters its eighth month

School support staff will stage a city centre love-in today (Wednesday) to remind shoppers and workers out on their lunch breaks that the pay dispute with the council is far from over. The staff are taking action again this week over changes to their contracts imposed by councillors, which have seen teaching assistants lose up […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Derby school support staff continue action up to half term

UNISON video showcases support for six-month action from parents and teaching colleagues

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Derby teaching assistants to take second consecutive week of strikes

General secretary Dave Prentis launches new campaign in long-running dispute over 25% cuts

Press release on the UNISON National site.

NEC pays tribute to Eric Roberts

‘We should make Eric proud by continuing on in the union – let’s make and keep this the best union’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Derby teaching assistants take their pay dispute to Labour party conference

Derby teaching assistants have taken their dispute over pay to the Labour party conference in Liverpool in a bid to win support from MPs and increase pressure on Derby City Council

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘United, we can win’ says Dave Prentis as he joins Derby picket

‘You are the union’ general secretary tells striking teaching assistants in Derby, battling imposed 25% pay cut

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Derby – our magnificent members aren’t going anywhere

Our message is clear and my position is the same as our members: the council must negotiate – massive pay cuts for school support staff cannot be the answer

General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

Derby and Durham school support staff bring inspiration

Faced with huge cuts to their pay, these UNISON members fought back

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Derby school support staff step up strikes as city council drags its feet, says UNISON

School support staff in Derby are to take all out strike action for five days starting next Monday (27 February) as the latest talks with the city council fail to reach an agreement, says UNISON. Next week is on top of the two days of action taking place this week (today and tomorrow), during which […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Derby public backs striking school staff

76% of people who responded to survey about the strike back UNISON members defending their pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON prepares for a campaigning year

First NEC of 2017 covers campaigning to defend the NHS, anti-Trump protests, industrial action and preparations for national delegate conference

News on the UNISON National site.

Local MPs and care workers protest in Haringey calling for the fairer treatment of homecare workers

MPs and care workers are staging a protest today (Thursday) outside Haringey Civic Centre in Wood Green, calling on the council to do its bit to improve conditions for homecare staff across the borough. David Lammy and Catherine West are getting together with homecare workers to urge the London Borough of Haringey to sign and […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Derby teaching assistants reject city council offer

Derby teaching assistants have voted by nine to one to reject the latest offer from the council to settle the long-running dispute over their new contracts. School support staff across the city have now taken seven days of strike action – and three weeks of lunchtime protests – over the council’s decision to cut their […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.