UNISON condemns government’s violent crime proposals

Pressure on schools and NHS staff to tackle crime is deflecting attention from failure to fund services adequately, union says

Education unions warn academy trusts over cuts

The UK’s largest academy chain faces a potential dispute with seven education unions over job cuts, low wages and outsourcing.

UNISON helps University of Bath win living wage accreditation

More than 300 staff will gain as area’s second-largest employer makes the move

Redundancies raise their heads

UNISON prepares to defend members as staff are asked to pay the price for funding crises at two universities

Giving children a voice

UNISON member Karen Brownhill works at St Giles Special School in Derby – and she’s a perfect example of our Stars in Our Schools campaign

UNISON wins legal pay out for 5,000 low-paid women in schools and nurseries in Greenwich

This is a victory for all low-paid women working in the public sector

Childcare plans will make a huge difference to young families and nursery staff

Young families across the country are struggling because childcare costs are such a massive drain on their finances.

Mismanagement by academy trust leaves vulnerable students and staff facing huge cuts

Large cuts are looming at the TBAP multi-academy trust, which runs schools in London, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North West, following accusations of financial mismanagement.

letters saying vote

Higher education members to be balloted on strike action

National pay offer rejected by two thirds of members in recent consultation

Further education needs an urgent injection of funding

Pay claim for FE staff submitted as survey reveals members struggle to pay the bills

‘The work you do saves and transforms lives’ – Angela Rayner

Angela Rayner addresses UNISON’s national delegate conference

Surviving the Windrush scandal

Michael Braithwaite, a school teaching assistant who lost his job due to the Windrush scandal, recalls his fear of deportation

Children at the Houses of Parliament

Save our nurseries: when the kids went to Westminster

Are these the youngest UNISON campaigners?

Are you ready for the weekend of action to save schools?

On 21 and 22 April, education staff, parents and children across the UK will be taking part in a weekend of action against cuts to school funding

New study shows 1,000 Sure Start children’s centres may have shut

‘Children’s centres have been left in limbo,’ says UNISON