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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.

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.

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.

Schools face exodus of support staff over workload stress, says UNISON survey

More than half (52%) of school support staff across the UK have experienced stress, anxiety or depression as they struggle to cope with their workloads, according to a new survey published today (Tuesday) by UNISON. Two-fifths (41.5%) of those who took part in the survey said they had difficulty in completing their work, and more […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

What schools need is stability, not constant faddish upheaval

More than 140,000 people have signed a petition against forcing all local authority schools to become academies – why not join them?

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

Durham teaching assistants hold rally as strike ballot enters final week

Durham teaching assistants – who have just one week left to vote for strike action in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay – are to hold a major rally today (Thursday). Durham County Council is proposing to move teaching assistants to term-time pay, and extend the working week without paying for any extra […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Neath Port Talbot becomes latest Welsh council to agree to pay fees

Neath Port Talbot set to pay as registration fees for school support staff as UNISON campaign continues

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

School staff win living wage

Lowest paid support staff receive at least £9 an hour in Cheshire West from the start of this month

Article on the UNISON National site.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR): factsheet for school support staff

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR): factsheet for school support staff. Sets out your responsibilities and what to do if things go wrong.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Feel undervalued? Tell us more

Please take part in our survey on support staff in public services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Join the Thunderclap for the Stars in Our Schools

Help celebrate our school support staff on social media at noon on 24 November

Article on the UNISON National site.

Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions: branch advice on statutory guidance

Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions – branch advice on statutory guidance (England). Also useful as guidance for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. A4 booklet.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Join the experts – UNISON welcomes the whole support staff team – poster

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

Media on the UNISON National site.

‘We will fight and we will win’ Prentis tells Durham strike rally

General secretary pledges support as 1,200 Co Durham teaching assistants rally on second day of strike

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Derby school support staff strike against pay cuts

Schools affected across the city as 500 protest outside Council House over imposed changes to contracts

Article on the UNISON National site.