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School support staff lobby Parliament

School support staff travel from Derby to Westminster to lobby MPs over 25% pay cut

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The wonderful workers of Waverley school – a day in pictures

UNISON has members working throughout the education system – from primary schools to higher education – but some of the schools our members work in are unique

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Add your name to the call to save nursery school funding

Sign the petition to parliament and help make sure nursery schools in England are properly funded

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Opposition to government’s forced academies policy increases

Government plans to force 17,000 schools in England to become academies opposed by unions, educators and politicians, including leading Conservative voices

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.

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.

Local government members to be consulted on pay offer

Employers offer two-year deal of 1% each year, with more for lower paid staff to match national living wage

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON warns on academies push in new legislation

IPPR report supports union view that Education and Adoption Bill will see resources spent on admin, contracts and legal advice

Article, News 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.

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.

All in a day’s work for… a school cook

Preparing lunch for 100 hungry kids is all in a day’s work for school cook Fay Hart

Magazine 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.

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.