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Clerical Staff in Schools – update

December 16th, 2016

At UNISON’s branch meeting on the 10th of December serious concerns were raised about the treatment of Clerical Staff in Schools regarding the re-structure of their services.  The Branch decided to consider taking forward a ballot for industrial action to support these members. At the Joint Trade Union Education Issues Group meeting on Wednesday, 14 December […]


Primary Clerical Assistants Working Group Meeting 6 Dec.

December 7th, 2016

A working group consisting of Primary Clerical Assistants, Primary Head Teachers, School Support Managers, Education Staff and UNISON Stewards met on Tuesday, 6 December 2016. The first statement which Mr Colin Grant made was that there would be ‘NO DECISIONS TAKEN TODAY’. He went on to say that the Education Department had to find £250,000 […]


Thousands of council jobs at risk in Scotland

December 5th, 2016

Scottish councils have been forced to cut 7,000 jobs in the past year due to £350m funding cuts, council chiefs have warned. The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) also said that further cuts to local government funding next week will have ‘severe’ consequences for jobs across Scotland. COSLA president, Cllr. David O’Neill, said: ‘There […]