If you work for Local Government, including schools and academies that follow NJC pay rises - we need your input!
GMB is the largest trade union amongst school support staff including teaching assistants, HLTAs, cover supervisors, nursery nurses, lunchtime supervisors, premises staff, and administrative & finance staff.
Teachers had their workload reduced which resulted in a change and expansion of Support Staff roles. We in GMB know the difference Teaching Assistants and support staff make every single day. Whether it’s supporting a teacher, helping a child, or working with the most vulnerable students, TA’s make our schools better places.
In these circumstances it is more important than ever to belong to a trade union. Collectively your voice is stronger. On an individual level we represent members in grievance and disciplinary meetings, offer legal advice and also offer criminal legal support in the case of false allegations being made.
Most school buses have a strict limit of 30 pupils, while vulnerable herded on to small mini buses crammed to capacity says GMB Union
"All schools must disclose what they are doing to prevent Covid-19 exposure and spread and not concentrate on whether they can legally evade health and safety legislation" says…
"We will back our members and challenge employers," says GMB Union
The Secretary of State for Education said he’s is being guided by the evidence - GMB Union demands to see the evidence