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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.

Celebrate the Stars in Our Schools

Help UNISON and schools across the UK celebrate the often unsung stars of our children’s education on 25 November

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Thank you school support staff – without you schools couldn’t function

On behalf of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, I want to take this opportunity to thank school support staff for everything you’ve done for our nation’s children this year.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Don’t forget to thank school support staff too, says UNISON

Tuesday 31 March 2020 Don’t forget to thank school support staff too, says UNISON The hard work of thousands of school support staff providing emergency care for key workers’ children countrywide appears to have been ignored by the government, says UNISON today (Tuesday). Education secretary Gavin Williamson has written to school leaders expressing his ‘deepest […]

Article, News, Press release on the UNISON Greater London site.

Ceredigion school support workers: “We feel worthless”

Staff have told UNISON they are fed up at being targeted each year when schools need to make cuts and morale could not be lower.

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Glaring omissions in education taskforce report

  Responding to Cabinet Secretary Kirsty Williams AM’s statement today on how school supply staff will be managed in future, Jess Turner, UNISON Cymru organiser for schools said, “We believe that support staff make up to half of the supply workforce and they will feel the taskforce has completely ignored them with this announcement. To not […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Celebrating Stars in Our School

Stars in our Schools is all about the fantastic work the support staff does every day and make sure the public knows just how vital support staff are.

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Schools support staff central to safe return to schools

School support staff will be central to the success of the full return to schools in September and Welsh Government’s operation guidance must reflect this, says UNISON.

Uncategorized on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

School support assistants

Date
4 October – 2 December, 2016

UNISON is calling on the Welsh Government to ring-fence funding to ensure that learning support workers aren’t expected to bear the burden of the cost of registration with the Education Workforce Council next year. To see fuller details on why we think the fees should be paid and to sign our petition, please follow this […]

Campaign on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Caerphilly joins councils pledging to pay school support staff fees

Caerphilly council’s decision to pay fees comes as a result of an ongoing campaign by UNISON

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Derby Council must use ACAS to reach settlement, says UNISON

Talks aimed at settling the long-running Derby City Council school support staff strike are to be held tomorrow (Thursday). Negotiations through the conciliation service ACAS will happen at the request of UNISON as it seeks to reach an agreement to end the nine-month dispute. School support staff will be staging a sit-in today, (Wednesday) in […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Standing up for children’s education

School cuts are affecting children and UNISON will gear up campaigning against them, local government conference vows

Article on the UNISON National site.

Leaflet. Part of the school support staff team? Then it’s time to join UNISON

Leaflet setting out all the specialist and generic benefits to school support staff of belonging to UNISON.

Media on the UNISON National site.