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Our education system is under sustained attack from Theresa May’s government

If this Tory government really cared about making our country fairer and more prosperous then decent pay for education workers would be one of their top priorities.

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

Local government executive to explore help for school support staff

Government plans to force all schools in England to become academies are just one issue facing support staff

Article, News on the UNISON National 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 National site.

New range of materials available to promote Stars in our Schools campaign

Campaign highlights school support staff, the Stars in our Schools

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Academy chain’s plan to axe staff could risk school safety

UNISON urges Ormiston to pause process for full consultation

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Pay Up Now! Academies NJC pay deal implementation leaflet

Pay Up Now! Academies NJC pay deal implementation leaflet

Media on the UNISON National site.

Derby school support staff vote ends 10-month dispute, says UNISON

Derby school support staff have voted overwhelmingly (nine to one) to accept the council’s latest offer, ending a 10-month dispute over pay and working time, says UNISON. Derby City Council had imposed changes last June that meant staff lost up to £6,000 a year, as their contracts were reduced from 52 to 44.5 weeks. Their […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Derby council is escalating pay dispute with school support staff ‘pointlessly’, says UNISON

UNISON is accusing Derby City Council of inflaming tensions and escalating a dispute with school support staff who have seen their pay slashed by up to 25%. The staff – who begin their latest two-day strike today (Thursday) – plan to distribute balloons and stickers to parents and children as part of their good-natured community […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

School support staff lobby Parliament

School support staff travel from Derby to Westminster to lobby MPs over 25% pay cut

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Hardworking, dedicated school staff are being driven towards the exit door

Unless the government gets their act together, many of these invaluable public servants will leave their jobs – and their skills and talents will be lost to schools and children alike.

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