More than 4,000 UNISON members completed the annual higher education survey, which exposed concerns about pay, working hours and the threat from COVID-19.
A UNISON survey published last week shows how university staff including cleaners, security guards and administrative workers are feeling increasingly anxious about work, now that universities have reopened <<read more>>
Petition launches to get COVID tests for all education staff
UNISON has launched an emergency petition calling on Matt Hancock for all education workers to be included as one of the groups named for priority COVID-19 testing.
It takes a whole team to keep schools, nurseries, colleges and universities running, but when the health secretary announced the list of workers that will be eligible for priority testing in England, in education, only ‘teaching staff’ were mentioned.
This completely ignores the fact that over half of the staff in education aren’t teachers.