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UNISON condemns government’s violent crime proposals

Pressure on schools and NHS staff to tackle crime is deflecting attention from failure to fund services adequately, union says

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘Fair funding’ must also mean sufficient funding, say education unions

Following the publication of the Government’s final proposals for its long-awaited National Funding Formula (NFF), organisations representing school staff, teachers and leaders – ATL, GMB, NAHT, NUT, UNISON and Unite – have updated the schoolcuts.org.uk website to reflect the funding losses facing each school in England. The picture is extremely bleak.  The Government has accused […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

Mismanagement by academy trust leaves vulnerable students and staff facing huge cuts

Large cuts are looming at the TBAP multi-academy trust, which runs schools in London, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North West, following accusations of financial mismanagement.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Higher education members to be balloted on strike action

National pay offer rejected by two thirds of members in recent consultation

Article on the UNISON National site.

Further education needs an urgent injection of funding

Pay claim for FE staff submitted as survey reveals members struggle to pay the bills

Article on the UNISON National site.

Underfunding of schools resulting in increased class sizes for secondary schools in England

New research by the School Cuts coalition of unions (NEU, NAHT, ASCL, UNISON, GMB and Unite) shows that class sizes are rising in the majority of secondary schools in England as a result of the Government’s underfunding of  education. There is a particular problem in secondary schools because of a shortfall of £500m a year […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Academy chain job cuts are a lesson in how not to manage schools, says UNISON

Commenting on the decision today (Thursday) by the Academies Transformation Trust (ATT) to announce jobs cuts and a major restructuring across its secondary and primary schools in the East and West Midlands, and the East of England, UNISON head of education Jon Richards said: “This decision has come as a bolt from the blue, and […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

New education authority launched in Northern Ireland

Authority responsible for education, youth and library services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Rhondda Cynon Taf council set to implement living wage

UNISON campaign wins living wage to low-paid members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Sixth-form workers consulted on pay offer for 2016/17

Consultation starts on 1% pay offer and deletion of lowest pay points in English sixth form colleges

Article on the UNISON National site.

Remember, remember, 25 November

Stars in Our Schools day is almost upon us, what have you planned?

Article on the UNISON National site.

Everyone deserves to go to a good school – but new grammar schools aren’t the answer

Everyone deserves to go to a good school – regardless of their background or their academic ability. That simply won’t be achieved by stacking even greater advantage and privilege in the hands of a few schools to the detriment of everyone else.

News on the UNISON National site.

Durham teaching assistants hold rally as strike ballot enters final week

Durham teaching assistants – who have just one week left to vote for strike action in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay – are to hold a major rally today (Thursday). Durham County Council is proposing to move teaching assistants to term-time pay, and extend the working week without paying for any extra […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

School support staff in Derby need your help

UNISON members working in Derby City Schools have lost 25% of their pay, up to £400 per month, and they need your support for strike action.

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON pledges campaign for an end to school workers’ term-time contracts

‘We all live 12 months of the year’ and need to paid for 12 months, local government conference delegates hear

Article, News on the UNISON National site.