Annual General Meeting 9th February 2021

The Staffordshire Branch of UNISON’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place online due to the current health protection measures. To register for the AGM please click here. The AGM is an important meeting for all members. It provides an opportunity for you to...

Winter Fuel Grants 2021

Get Help Staying Warm This Winter Are you on a low income? Help is on hand If you’re worried about the cost of turning the heating on this winter, our winter fuel grants scheme will be launched on 25 January. Grants of up to £200 will be available – a huge increase on...

School lunch box allegations

You may be aware of the media coverage on the inadequate School Lunch box provision provided by private school catering companies. Staffordshire UNISON Branch Secretary, Mike Vaughan has written to Staffordshire County Council and to Chartwells to ask them for an...

Branch Secretary Election 2021

The following have been confirmed as candidates in the election of Branch Secretary for Staffordshire UNISON. Their names are listed below in the order they will appear on the ballot paper and in the election address booklet. Mark Allen Mike Vaughan Ballot papers have...

UNISON’s position on schools in England

With increased COVID-19 transmission rates caused by a new variant of the virus, huge pressure on NHS services and most local authorities being placed under higher tier restrictions, the situation facing school staff and school communities is unprecedented. In the...

Mass Testing in Schools

UNISON’s national schools committee has today released a statement in response to the UK government’s announcements of mass testing in secondary schools in England next month, with some of those schools expected to move to online learning from 4 January as classroom...

UNISON Briefing on Spending Review 2020

The spending review announcement on 25th November was a scaled back from earlier plans for a full Comprehensive Spending Review, which would have set government department spending totals for the next three years, including Barnett consequentials for the devolved...