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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.

‘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.

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.

A week with UNISON North West: supporting learning and development for schools staff

During the first week of the summer holidays UNISON North West hosted a full week of short courses for school support staff. A total of 150 teaching assistants, learning support, admin support and midday supervisors enrolled onto a diverse range of workshops throughout the week. Monday 24 July Members started the week with a one […]

Article, Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Low paid female staff heaviest hit by school cuts

Each year, predominantly female low paid teaching assistants, cooks, cleaners, receptionists and more, are told by their school they must reduce their working hours or help make other savings if they wish to keep their jobs

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

Back to school for union organisers     

More than 100,000 non-teaching staff work in schools across the region. That’s a massive number and while many are already in membership many more are yet to join. With support from the national fighting fund and contributions from branches a new team of UNISON organisers will be employed to help deliver our recruitment campaign in […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.