Grimethorpe dinner ladies save their jobs

Members return to work as redundancy plans dropped after 36 days of strike action

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

Academy workers face jobs threat

UNISON is organising meetings and support after Cheshire academy chain announced 43 redundancies at seven schools across the county

Pupils’ safety at risk as further schools cuts loom, says UNISON

School administrators, business managers and finance workers are regularly administering first aid, handing out medicines to pupils and conducting criminal record checks because of cuts in the number of school support staff, according to a survey published today (Friday) by UNISON. The findings suggest that any further reduction in their numbers – as proposed by […]

Durham teaching assistants hold rally as strike ballot enters final week

Durham teaching assistants – who have just one week left to vote for strike action in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay – are to hold a major rally today (Thursday). Durham County Council is proposing to move teaching assistants to term-time pay, and extend the working week without paying for any extra […]

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You were the stars in our schools

UNISON celebration of school workers had a fantastic response