We need to tackle asbestos in schools

More than 75% of schools in the UK contain asbestos – but the government is still dragging its feet over a report on the scale of the problem due last spring

UNISON welcomes academy trust agreement

UNISON welcomes AET decision not to proceed with joint venture for vital school services

New local government pay proposal explained

A new leaflet outlines what the Local Government Association’s latest pay proposal means for members

Local government and school support workers strike suspended

UNISON has today decided to suspend strike action in local government and schools planned for 14 October and consult its members on new proposals

Academy members vote for industrial action

UNISON members in academy schools have voted yes to strike action in a dispute over pay

Last chance to vote in academies pay ballot

Crucial vote on academies pay strike closes on Wednesday

New living wage agreement with academy trust

UNISON has secured an agreement to implement the living wage with one of the largest academy trusts

Unions mobilise for an autumn of pay protests

Members across local government, health and education say ‘enough is enough’

UNISON highlights the cost of privatisation in education, at TUC Congress

‘Let’s give children and parents some genuine freedom of choice,’ says union

Second phase of NJC academy schools to vote on strike action

UNISON members in a second phase of academy schools are voting on whether to take strike action this September

UNISON secures living wage for school support staff in another academy trust

More members benefit from union’s campaign for living wage in all academy schools

UNISON to organise ballot in academy schools

UNISON is set to ballot members working in academy schools in September on industrial action over pay, so that they could join the next industrial action in October

UNISON secures vital delay in academy schools privatisation

AET plans for joint venture to provide services in 77 schools on hold until new school year