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Defending our EU members

UNISON members who are EU citizens gathered to share their experiences since June’s referendum on membership of the European Union, and share their

Brexit cannot be an excuse to trash our rights at work

Last night MPs held their first debate on the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU.

National hardship fund for Durham dispute

UNISON has today (Monday) authorised a national hardship fund to ensure that no teaching assistants on strike in Durham suffer financial hardship.

Schools closed as Durham teaching assistants take two-day strike action

Nearly 100 primary schools across County Durham will be affected tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday as teaching assistants strike in a long-running d

Remember, remember, 25 November

What do you remember from school?

Five tips to avoid overspending this Christmas

Snow isn’t falling all around us quite yet, but the Christmas ads have started popping up.

European Environmental Policy: Post Brexit what should we do?

Shutterstock Image, Brexit flag ID 417868516, donfiore,

All We Can begins work in Zimbabwe

When Sir Alex Ferguson met UNISON’s Tom Hart

UNISON’s Tom Hart has become the face of a lung cancer awareness campaign in Scotland, starring in a film with Sir Alex Ferguson.

Farewell to conference

For Neil Marsden, who finally retired after one career in the police and then another in the police staff, winter is going to be about serious rela


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Only last month I wrote here about the problems facing school funding – and the need for the...

All We Can:

I always remember a scene in the film Forrest Gump where Gump describes the rain facing him in...

Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon:

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