UNISON forced catering company Dolce to pay workers thousands of unpaid wages after cutting their hours
Minimum service levels in schools could take away right to strike entirely
Dedicated staff using food banks and cutting back on heating to cope in cost-of-living crisis
School support staff had the opportunity to share their experiences with politicians
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Number of schools with Raac rises to 174
‘We now have the absurd situation of government departments ringing schools days before term begins, telling them to prepare for potential building closures’
UNISON members are writing to councillors to demand fair school funding. Will you join them?
The lack of any government messaging on COVID has also affected the issue
Research reveals that many headteachers in primary and secondary schools in England are having to cut staff, IT equipment, trips and more as the funding crisis bites
No 10’s Living with COVID plan ‘is likely to result in further illness and disruption to face-to-face education’
UNISON has written to the 20 biggest catering companies to urge that they review their sick pay policies in order to help keep staff and pupils safe
Stopping the virus in its tracks and keeping pupils and communities safe should be a top priority
It’s not too late for ministers to introduce additional measures to protect pupils, staff and their families before Christmas.
The union is calling on the Westminster government to urgently introduce additional measures to protect pupils and staff in all schools