The Trade Union Bill and my job: Alyson’s story

My name is Alyson and I’m a midday assistant in a special school

UNISON welcomes an end to speculation that free school meals face the axe

Free school meals are a ‘lifeline’ to many families

woman holding living wage sign

Rhondda Cynon Taf council set to implement living wage

UNISON campaign wins living wage to low-paid members

New career framework for TAs – but professional standards still delayed by DfE

“Delay to government professional standards document has been a step back for a profession that has been largely neglected by the government since 2010”

Education Bill will silence parents, UNISON warns

Bill would remove requirement to consult parents before forcing schools to become academies

New education authority launched in Northern Ireland

Authority responsible for education, youth and library services

Tackling unfair term-time contracts

UNISON calls for review of school support staff contracts that can cut pay by 20%

Celebrate the stars in our schools

On 27 November make sure school support staff get the attention they deserve

Stars in our schools

Join UNISON’s search for the unsung heroes of our schools

UNISON speaking up for public services placards tied to railing

Salford college urged to consult community on cuts

Public meeting calls for local community to have the chance to consider proposals and suggest alternatives