DURHAM teaching assistants will strike for 48 hours next week to halt a move to term time-only contracts that would see them lose £6,000 a year.
Unison members voted nine-to-one to take action against Labour-controlled Durham County Council’s plans — providing a...
Tuesday 1st Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Teaching assistants stage protest against plans to cut wages by 25 per cent
Saturday 29th Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
TEACHING assistants in Durham began a week-long vigil outside the city’s county hall yesterday over plans to slash their wages by almost a quarter.
Durham County Council intends to impose “term time only” wages on its 2,700 teaching assistants by sacking them and...
Tuesday 25th Oct 2016
TEACHING assistants in Durham voted overwhelmingly for strike action yesterday to fight plans to slash their pay by up to 23 per cent.
The mainly female workforce was 93 per cent for strike action and other industrial action after Durham County Council announced that it would introduce...
Thursday 20th Oct 2016
SCHOOL teaching assistants in Derby are staging their eighth day of strike action today against pay cuts of almost 30 per cent.
As well as striking the assistants have announced they be taking their campaign into the community to call on the public to lobby councillors on their...
Thursday 6th Oct 2016
TEACHING assistants in Durham will protest today over pay cuts of 23 per cent.
Labour-run Durham County Council plans to introduce “term-time only” pay that will hit 2,700 workers with pay cuts of £200-£400 per month.
The assistants will be sacked and...
Thursday 21st Jul 2016
STAFF at a second Labour council could strike over plans to strip teaching assistants of holiday pay, the Unison conference heard yesterday.
Teaching assistants in Derby have already walked out over plans to move them onto term-time only contracts.
Now workers in Durham who...
Thursday 23rd Jun 2016
TEACHING ASSISTANTS are routinely facing threats and violence from pupils and their parents, a shocking new report reveals today.
School support staff blame shoddy disciplinary policies, staffing cuts and a lack of training for allowing students to run amok.
Tuesday 21st Jun 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Trade unions must follow Unison into battle on September 30
Thursday 24th Jul 2014
posted by Morning Star in Editorial