Sue Jeffrey, has been selected to stand as the Labour Party Candidate for the upcoming Tees Valley Mayoral elections.
Earlier this week, Show Racism the Red Card held a special 20th Anniversary celebration and Hall of Fame event at the Speaker’s Residence, Houses of Parliament at the invitation of the Rt. Hon. John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House. The event combined a review 20 years of anti-racism campaigning, a commitment to continuing to […]
This week one of our members Angela McPhee will be taking over the NHS twitter page. Angela hopes to highlight the work of an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP).
The North East Ambulance Branch (NEAS) of UNISON Northern launched its campaign to find local champions working within North East Ambulance Service.
Strike action involving teaching assistants that was due to affect schools across County Durham today (Thursday) has been called off so talks aimed at solving the dispute can take place, says UNISON. The school support staff employed by Durham County Council had been about to take their fifth day of action today, and a further […]
Stars in our Schools is all about the fantastic work the support staff does every day and make sure the public knows just how vital support staff are.
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 […]
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.
Since becoming UNISON Regional Secretary back in July, a lot of people have been asking me what the job involves. The truth is that changes on a daily basis. Sometimes it can be about managing the work of the union in the region. Other times it can be about building relationships with local politicians and […]
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 […]