Out-of-pocket workers to take on outsourcing giant in legal battle

Workers should not be saddled with debt for years because of the blunders of a company

Teaching assistants use own money to fund uniforms and trips to help struggling parents

UNISON survey uncovers how far teaching assistants go to financially support their pupils

Leaked document reveals government ‘concern’ over teaching assistants

UNISON condemns ‘an insult to teaching assistants who are stretched to the limit’

No new pay rise for English school support staff

Chancellor’s pay announcement only applies to teachers – and schools will have to find the bulk of the money themselves

MPs call for multi-billion pound education cash boost

Union welcomes Commons select committee report revealing ‘the true scale of the funding cuts to schools and colleges’

Help to get comfortable with numbers

Work in schools and want to brush up on your number skills? UNISON has a partnership to help

School staff win living wage

Lowest paid support staff receive at least £9 an hour in Cheshire West from the start of this month

Speaking up for schools

Our consultation ballot is now open, so school support staff can have your say

England’s school staff asked to vote on effect of cuts

UNISON will hold consultative ballot on employment issues arising from central government reductions in school funding

Grimethorpe dinner ladies save their jobs

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

Cuts to school support staff could leave vulnerable children at risk

School support staff are true stars in our schools

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

Blog: Thank you school support staff – without you schools couldn’t function

On behalf of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, I want to take this opportunity to thank school support staff for everything you’ve done for our nation’s children this year.

Academy workers face jobs threat

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

English schools having to spend more than they get to educate pupils

UNISON calls on government to ‘give more money to schools now’ as Education Policy Institute report shows more schools recording larger deficits