Monthly Archives: October 2020
Stars in Our Schools is an annual celebration of school support staff. This year’s event takes place on Friday 27 November 2020 – but we encourage schools to join in whenever suits them! Continue reading
UNISON Centre has put together this page that shows where children and young people who are entitled to a free school meal can go to get fed this week. Just put in your postcode.
In March this year Chancellor Rishi Sunak promised to end low pay, but now there’s rumours that he will freeze the minimum wage. Working people are the backbone of our society and many have put their lives at risk during the pandemic. They deserve a proper pay rise and a real living wage of at least £10 an hour. Click here to read more and add your name to show your support.
The above webinars are being held by the TUC.
Please click on the link here to find out more and register
UNISON is in the process of electing a successor to Dave Prentis who retires as the union’s general secretary on 31 December 2020. Click here to read more.
The government’s plans to cut the Union Learning Fund means hundreds of thousands of workers will miss out on skills and training.
Sign the petition calling on the government to reverse cuts to union learning and ensure working people can access education and skills training.
Why is this important? Click here to read more.
TUC launches free resource for workers facing layoffs.
28 October 202010:00am–11:00am
COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on how hundreds of thousands of workers are severely exploited, enslaved even, to make our PPE and other essential work tools. Click here to read more and register.