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Under pressure, underfunded and undervalue: UNISON members keeping communities together. Local Government survey 2016.

Research report on the 2016 survey of local government members in councils and schools produced for UNISON by Incomes Data Research.
Available as a pdf for downloading only .

Media on the UNISON National site.

Education dominates local government conference on final afternoon

Debates see delegates back a range of measures on pay, academies, funding and much more

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

All schools ‘should get the funds they need for success’

UNISON warns against ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’ as government launches consultation on a new English school funding formula

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes an end to speculation that free school meals face the axe

Free school meals are a ‘lifeline’ to many families

Article, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Welsh schools cannot survive without support staff

UNISON calling for support and training for those in vital school role

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Asbestos – how safe is your school? Take the survey

More than 75% of school buildings in Britain contain asbestos. Are you at risk?

Article on the UNISON National site.

Cuts to tax credits – join the UNISON campaign

An average household in receipt of tax credits will lose a whopping £1,350 a year

Article on the UNISON National site.

Preventing work-related mental health conditions: advice for school leaders

This guide has been drawn up by the NUT with contributions and guidance from UNISON. It has been written for the school leadership team and we would recommend that this is brought to their attention by the trade union health and safety stewards

Media on the UNISON National site.

Tips for organising in schools

Handy guide to organising in schools: for reps and organisers

Media on the UNISON National site.

Providing support for children and young people with health needs in schools –

Media on the UNISON National site.

Make the living wage the minimum wage in UK schools

One in four school support staff describe their financial situation as “struggling to survive” or “difficult”

Article on the UNISON National site.

Union asbestos committee urges release of report

Health and Safety Executive refuses to publish report into contamination at Welsh school

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for action on school children with health needs

UNISON and RCN call for urgent action as survey reveals school support staff being pressured to carry out complex treatments

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON becomes partner in Asbestos – Your Right to Know

UNISON Cymru/Wales has become a campaign partner in the Asbestos – Your Right to Know campaign, which aims to create a central accessible register of asbestos schools in Wales

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON suspends today’s teaching assistants’ strike action

Strike action involving teaching assistants that was due to affect schools across County Durham today (Thursday) has been called off so talks aimed at solving the dispute can take place, says UNISON. The school support staff employed by Durham County Council had been about to take their fifth day of action today, and a further […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.