SSP Increase – but only £1.60 a week

Annual increases in various work-related social security payments came into force from 5 April 2020.

UNISON asks government: why ignore school support staff?

UNISON’s National Secretary has written to the Secretary of State for Education to ask why there has been no recognition of the role of support staff in schools during the Coronavirus emergency

UNISON Postpones Annual Conference

The union’s annual delegate conference won’t now happen in June as UNISON members and activists are on the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis

Here for you – what we are doing

These are exceptional times, we have taken steps to ensure we will be here for our members throughout the Coronavirus emergency.

Branch Meetings Cancelled

In line with national advice from UNISON, all branch meetings are cancelled until 31 May 2020.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Your Rights At Work

Latest updates on the Coronavirus situation, including a new dedicated section on our website.

Your new Branch Committee for 2020/21

Following the final AGM, which was held in Harrogate on 26 February, your new branch committee for 2020/21 has been confirmed.

Local Government and Schools Pay Offer Rejected

Local government employers met today to respond to our pay claim for 2020. The trade unions were very disappointed with the response and have rejected the initial offer of just 2% on all pay points, not least because this is far behind other public sector pay settlements in recent years.

UK Library Seminar

UNISON is holding a UK seminar for library members on Monday, 27 April at UNISON Centre in London. With library members on the frontline of local authority funding cuts we want as many library members to attend as possible.

Are you a Library worker?

Have you experienced abuse at work? Would you be prepared to share your story anonymously to raise awareness of these issues?