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Teaching and classroom assistants celebrated

Across the UK, pupils, schools, parents and UNISON celebrated the work of teaching assistants, classroom assistants and the whole range of learning support workers – and that was reflected on social media

Article on the UNISON National site.

Ricky Tomlinson supports UNISON’s campaign to protect teaching assistants

Ricky Tomlinson supports UNISON’s campaign to protect teaching assistants

Article on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistants play vital role, say school leaders

UNISON warns that sacking teaching assistants would distract teachers from their main focus – teaching

Article on the UNISON National site.

Durham teaching assistants accept new pay offer

Teaching assistants in Durham represented by UNISON, have today (Monday) overwhelmingly voted to accept the final offer made by the County Council to end the long-running dispute. The improved offer, put forward last month, is the result of lengthy negotiations with the Council, which involved teaching assistants themselves. It is significantly different from the initial […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

We’re so proud of our Durham teaching assistants

They came out in force to show Durham County Council that this isn’t going away, we are so proud of our teaching assistant members in Durham for their strength and resilience during this difficult dispute.

Blogs on the UNISON Northern site.

Durham teaching assistants to take two days of strike action, announces UNISON

Teaching assistants in Durham will take strike action on 8 and 9 November in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay, their union UNISON has announced today (Monday). This follows 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% […]

Article, Press release on the UNISON Northern site.

Durham teaching assistants back strike action, says 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 […]

Article, News, Press release on the UNISON Northern site.

Durham Teaching Assistants Rally!

UNISON is leading the fight for teaching assistants currently under threat of dismissal and re-engagement by Durham County Council. Dave Prentis, General Secretary of UNISON, has given a personal commitment to UNISON members to support them all in the face of this attack. Dave will be speaking at a rally which is taking place on: […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

Leaked document reveals government ‘concern’ over teaching assistants

UNISON condemns ‘an insult to teaching assistants who are stretched to the limit’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistants in Durham back ballot for strike action over pay

Teaching assistants in Durham have overwhelmingly rejected a new pay proposal from the county council, their union UNISON has announced today (Wednesday). UNISON held a consultative ballot over council plans to move 2,700 classroom assistants onto term-time contracts, which could see them lose up to £6,000 a year. Durham County Council’s proposals were put to […]

Article, News, Press release on the UNISON Northern site.