Victory for Ealing UNISON!

UNISON Ealing branch are celebrating after securing a 21.7% pay rise for 300 staff working under the Ealing schools catering contract.  In December 2020, it came to light that the vast majority of the 300 staff who work under the Ealing schools catering contract in around 55 primary schools are paid below the London living […]

Mass testing in schools – UNISON statement

Mass testing in schools UNISON initial statement Following the Government’s announcement of mass testing in schools in the New Year, UNISON’s National Schools Committee secured a meeting with the Department for Education (DfE) and NHS Test and Trace, to take place on Tuesday 22 December.  With the additional Government announcement on 17th December that secondary […]

Don’t forget to thank school support staff too, says UNISON

Tuesday 31 March 2020 Don’t forget to thank school support staff too, says UNISON The hard work of thousands of school support staff providing emergency care for key workers’ children countrywide appears to have been ignored by the government, says UNISON today (Tuesday). Education secretary Gavin Williamson has written to school leaders expressing his ‘deepest […]