We have written to all our district and county councillors to explain our pay claim for 2021 and to ask for their support.
UNISON has joined up with our sister trade unions to hold a rally for early years on Wednesday 3 February.
Estimates put 39% of teachers and school leaders and 51% of teaching assistants and other staff are working on-site in open settings in the current lockdown.
UNISON and NEU demand answers from Education Secretary about the number of children being allowed to attend schools during the lockdown, and also correct statements he made about our advice to members.
In UNISON’s view, it is unsafe for school staff to attend the workplace at present if your school is fully opened to all pupils. We have issued advice and guidance about how to inform your Head Teacher of your statutory right not to attend an unsafe workplace,
As we mark ‘Stars In Our Schools’ this year, General Secretary Dave Prentis pays tribute to schools workers.
The government has announced an extra bank holiday in 2022. Moving the late spring bank holiday will mean a long weekend with Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June becoming bank holidays.
Private school meals provider, which also operates in North Yorkshire, backs down on plans to sack 10 school kitchen workers before Christmas following a campaign led by UNISON.