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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.

‘United, we can win’ says Dave Prentis as he joins Derby picket

‘You are the union’ general secretary tells striking teaching assistants in Derby, battling imposed 25% pay cut

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistant wins prestigious award

Award celebrates activist who has made greatest contribution to Gateshead branch and its members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The truth about the cuts: the teaching assistant

UNISON members reveal how cuts in services affect both them and the people in their care

Article on the UNISON National site.

The government is failing teaching assistants, says UNISON

Government slammed for dropping the long-awaited teaching assistants standards

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Government quashes teaching assistant professional standards

News just in suggests the DfE is not going to publish the teaching assistant standards for England

Article on the UNISON National site.

New career framework for TAs – but professional standards still delayed by DfE

“Delay to government professional standards document has been a step back for a profession that has been largely neglected by the government since 2010”

News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges members to lobby their MPs over new ‘gagging law’

New law threatens to gag charities, NGOs, blogs, think-tanks, trade unions and other campaigning organisations by severely restricting how much money they can spend on political campaigning in the year running up to a general election

Article on the UNISON National site.

Order materials to celebrate teaching assistants

Join UNISON in celebrating teaching assistants and their essential work across the UK on 29 November

Article on the UNISON National site.

Back our teaching assistants, Labour urged

Be proud of the work that teaching assistants do to improve standards in our classrooms across the country, Angela Rayner tells conference

Article on the UNISON National site.