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New Stewards add to UNISON’s strength in Durham and Middlesbrough

UNISON Northern Region strengthened its team of workplace activists with a highly successful Workplace Stewards course held in County Durham. The flexible, modular training course covered the topics of UNISON’s structure, equality issues, recruitment, representation and employment law. The eight talented and committed women members volunteered to become trained stewards to strengthen UNISON within their […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

NEC pays tribute to Eric Roberts

‘We should make Eric proud by continuing on in the union – let’s make and keep this the best union’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Durham teaching assistants back strike action, announces UNISON

Durham teaching assistants have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay, their union UNISON has announced today (Wednesday). UNISON held a ballot over Durham County Council plans to move teaching assistants to term-time pay. This could see school support staff lose up to 23% of their wages. The […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Together we can end the injustice of massive pay cuts for those who care for our kids

I will be back in Durham, joining the picket lines on the first day of industrial action and I know the whole of our union will give their support and solidarity to Durham members as they have to members in Derby.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

‘We will not see another Davey Hopper – he was a one off’

I will always remember Davey as I saw him last – with friends and allies in Durham only a few short days ago, on the platform making his case for all to hear.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Derby and Durham school support staff bring inspiration

Faced with huge cuts to their pay, these UNISON members fought back

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON prepares for a campaigning year

First NEC of 2017 covers campaigning to defend the NHS, anti-Trump protests, industrial action and preparations for national delegate conference

News 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

Press release on the UNISON National site.

Schools to close as Durham teaching assistants take second two-day strike action

More than 100 primary schools across County Durham will be affected tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday as teaching assistants strike for a second time in a long-running dispute over cuts to their pay. School support staff plan to protest at dozens of picket lines across the county over the two days. This will mean the closure […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Schools to close as Durham teaching assistants take second two-day strike action

More than 100 primary schools across County Durham will be affected tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday as teaching assistants strike for a second time in a long-running dispute over cuts to their pay. School support staff plan to protest at dozens of picket lines across the county over the two days. This will mean the closure […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.