COVID-19 (coronavirus) advice for HE staff

UNISON is calling on universities to protect staff and student safety as a top priority during the Covid-19 pandemic. I work in higher education. What is UNISON doing? UNISON has agreed a national statement with the national higher education employers – UCEA. This joint statement makes it clear that universities should work closely with the […]

HE pay ballot

Stand up for decent pay and decent jobs Your employer’s pay offer isn’t good enough. Most staff would see a pay increase of just 1.8% – well below inflation. Over two thirds of members who voted in our recent consultation rejected it. So we’re running a national ballot of our higher education members and asking you […]

Durham Women’s Gala returns Saturday 8th June 2019

Following last year’s success, the Durham Women’s Gala returns this Saturday 8 June 2019. Taking place in Wharton Park, the historic home of both the Women’s Gala and the Durham Miners’ Gala, this year’s event will focus on young women and their role in politics as part of the TUC Year of the Young Worker. […]

HE pay consultation

You deserve a decent pay rise. The value of your pay hasn’t kept up with the cost of living, while years of stress and increasing workloads have stretched staff goodwill to its limit. UNISON’s pay claim UNISON pushed hard for a decent pay rise for our members in higher education. Along with the other HE […]

Teesside University Car Parking Questionnaire is now live

Did you know we had a questionnaire live regarding Teesside University campus parking? We’ve attached it below.

Branch Newsletter Winter 2018

Welcome to the Winter 2018 branch newsletter for UNISON at Teesside University

UNISON hails NHS trust’s decision to abandon plans to transfer staff to private company

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys trust has become the latest NHS trust to abandon plans to transfer staff to a privately owned subsidiary company. The original plan to move 600 members of non-clinical staff had been opposed by UNISON, the Royal College of Nurses and local MPs. UNISON Northern regional secretary Clare Williams said the […]

Helping with the cost of school uniforms – New Deadline – 3 August 2018

UNISON is once more launching a scheme to help members on low incomes deal with the cost of buying school uniforms. Families living on low income with children struggle constantly to make ends meet – and this can be particularly acute before the new school year begins when the extra costs hit hard. The union’s […]

Have your say on HE pay – Employers final pay offer

WHY YOU NEED TO REJECT THE PAY OFFER Pay in higher education has fallen in value after several years of below inflation increases. This year the employers have made another below inflation pay offer. This means stretching your wage packet further… again. You are working harder than ever, looking after more students, with fewer colleagues […]

Announcing the 2017 Halloween Event