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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.

RCT council to pay school assistant fees

Rhondda Cynon Taf becomes sixth Welsh council to pay registration fees for teaching assistants being introduced in April

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Standing up for union rights

Local government conference vows to fight to protect facility time

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Nursery campaigners meet minister to call for better funding

Salford UNISON, parents and mayor put the case to Nadhim Zahawi

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Managing difficult behaviour in colleges and FE institutions. A practical guide

A4 guidance for all college support staff on how to manage difficult behaviour in further education institutions. Max order 20 or email stockorders@ unison.co.uk

Media on the UNISON National site.

University of Bath agrees to reinstate living wage

UNISON welcomes ‘urgently needed first step’ but says more must be done to tackle pay inequality

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes moves to protect apprentices

In January alone, the region saw Hartlepool College sign up to UNISON’s Apprenticeship Charter, while the union also signed a local apprenticeship agreement with […]

Article 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.

English schools having to spend more than they get to educate pupils

UNISON calls on government to ‘give more money to schools now’ as Education Policy Institute report shows more schools recording larger deficits

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

School meals – tell us your story

UNISON survey launched to find out what school meals staff have to say

Article on the UNISON National site.

The Living Wage: A briefing and plan for implementation for Catholic schools

The Living Wage: Briefing and implementation plan for Catholic schools. A4 12 pages. Available as a download PDF only

Media on the UNISON National site.

Government’s school funding announcement disappoints education unions 

The government’s funding announcement today (Monday) is disappointing and means a return to smoke and mirrors statements on school funding, say education unions. UNISON, ATL, NUT and GMB have said that whilst any extra money is welcome, it isn’t enough to stop the huge cuts that schools are making. Calculations published on the organisations’ School Cuts […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON joins the carnival against the cuts

Thousands of parents, pupils, school staff and their unions demonstrated against cuts to school funding yesterday

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.

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.