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...

Personal Injury Settlements – October 2020

In October, UNISON helped members in the West Midlands receive £282,423.50  in Personal Injury Settlements. UNISON provides quality legal services for employment-related and non-work issues at no extra cost to members and their family. In fact, UNISON provides the...

Library Campaigner

The Library Campaign’s new website is now live.  It has been redesigned and is now it easier to navigate. Please visit www.librarycampaign.com for more information. See here the latest edition of the Library Campaigner...