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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.

FE Joint Agreement on Equalities (England)

Joint Agreement on Guidance on Equality in Employment in Further Education Colleges. Published May 2012.

Media on the UNISON National site.

FE – Analysing the Gender Pay Gap Toolkit

Joint union framework for colleges to use when investigating potential gender pay gaps and developing sustainable strategies to remedy identified gaps.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Negotiating advice for college staff – Job Evaluation, Grading Structures and Equal Pay

Job evaluation guidance for further education, including legal advice on achieving equal pay Updated October 2012

Media on the UNISON National site.

College staff – how to recruit guide

A guide for members looking to recruit in colleges. Includes preparation points and conversation tips

Media 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 FE College Mergers

Media on the UNISON National site.

Guide to College Finance in UK April 2015

This provides college reps and UNISON organisers with a guide to understanding college finance which will be useful in challenging cuts and in negotiations.

Media 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.

Model Agreement on Organisational Change

This is a joint model agreement for use by branches and college reps dealing with Area Reviews, mergers, shared services, restructuring and redundancies.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Proud to be a college worker. Further education sticker.

Proud to be a college worker sticker. 16 to a sheet. Order by the number of sheets. 20 sheets maximum order.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Members reject 0% in FE

Further education members in England reject offer from Association of Colleges in summer consultation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

College workers to vote on industrial action

Members at ‘around 20’ FE colleges in England will take part in nationally co-ordinated ballot

Article on the UNISON National site.