You are warmly invited by Climate Emergency West Cumbria and West Cumbria and North Lakes Friends of the Earth to ‘A Greener Future for West Cumbria’ on Tuesday 21 September. For our local contribution to the UK-wide Great Big Green Week, we’re holding a free event to celebrate the forthcoming COP26 climate conference. ‘A Greener […]
Education unions, together with Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Daisy Cooper MP, have today [Tuesday] written to Gavin Williamson urging the government to take firm action to improve ventilation in schools to reduce further Covid disruption.
Millions of hard-working, loyal staff, have been caught by the nasty practice of fire and rehire.
Barry Gardiner’s Private Members Bill is going through Parliament and is supported by over 20 trades unions, the TUC and The Institute of Employment Rights, as well as the Labour Party.
The Government has finally published guidance in relation to the mandatory vaccination of staff working in CQC-registered care homes. In response, we have been able to publish our own union guidance and advice. Please find relevant links below: Government Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination of people working or deployed in care Guidance for UNISON Members: […]
Your Conservative MP’s, John Stevenson, Rory Stewart, Trudy Harrison have voted to slash Council funding by a further £1.3 billion in Parliament on Tuesday in the Local Government Funding Settlement. This means less money for vital public services including Education, Social Care, Youth Services, Road Maintenance, Libraries and Community Services. The Local Government Association reported […]
UNISON’s Consultative Ballot for our Members in Schools is now open and will run until 5 March. UNISON is the biggest Union in the UK for School Support Staff with over 250,000 Members and is asking all members working in England in publicly funded schools. This includes academies, multi academy trusts, free schools, studio schools, universities, technical […]
Schools in Cumbria have faced real term cuts of £10.9 million since 2015 with 82% of schools being affected. The Government has agreed £400 million for little extras, for one year only and £350 million for SEND, over 2 years, but these aren’t long term. The NHS has been given an increase of £20 billion […]