Further Education

UNISON_FELobbyMar2013UNISON members – delivering for Scotland’s Colleges

Working in Scotland’s FE colleges, you’ve already seen big changes in your work, your conditions and perhaps even the security of you job. UNISON is the main union for support staff working in further education colleges.

Our members working in FE include learning support staff, librarians, IT specialists, technicians, professional staff, administrative and business support staff, cleaners, canteen staff and estate management staff.

With the highest number of reps and regional full-time officers who negotiate with your college management, UNISON can deliver the support you need.

Latest news

Closing the attainment gap needs action not warm words

#stuc2017 Congress pledged to continue campaigning for proper funding for all areas of education, from early years to adult education ...

College staff win battle for fair pay

Further education members in Scotland have won an improved pay rise after a sustained campaign including industrial action. Scottish FE ...

Strike action set to resume in Scotland’s colleges

More disruption looms for Scotland’s colleges if employers fail to give support staff a fair deal. UNISON, the trade union ...

UNISON suspend college strike planned for Wednesday 9 November

UNISON has suspended planned strikes in colleges across Scotland in an attempt to offer Colleges Scotland (Employers Association) another opportunity to return to the ...

More strikes announced as college support staff continue campaign for fair pay, says UNISON

College support staff across Scotland will walk out for a second time this month in an increasingly bitter pay row ...

More strikes could follow says UNISON as college support staff continue their campaign for fair pay

More strikes could follow says UNISON as college support staff continue their campaign for fair pay. College support staff across ...

UNISON further education members on strike from Stornoway to Stranraer

UNISON’s further education (FE)  members across Scotland will go on strike today (Tuesday) for fair pay. At close of business yesterday, ...

UNISON launches first ever national strike across Scotland’s further education colleges

UNISON members across Scotland’s 20 further education (FE) colleges will go on strike on Tuesday, September 6, as an autumn ...

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Honour the deal

Solidarity with college EIS members on strike

On behalf of UNISON Scotland and all of our members in F.E. we offer full support and solidarity to the ...
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Evidence to the Scottish Parliament Audit Commttee

UNISON members provide essential roles across higher and further education, these roles while often overlooked by policy makers are crucial ...
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FE Newsletter shows strike standing firm

The strike in Further Education is standing firm. And industrial action is causing major headaches for managers and government. On ...
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Pics from the picket lines – FE colleges 27 September

College support staff across Scotland have walked out for a second time this month and will demonstrate at the Parliament later today ...
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NUS boost for FE support staff strikes

The president of the National Union of Students Scotland has issued a call to all college students backing the FE ...
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Further Education campaign leaflet Sep 2016

Join our campaign for FAIR PAY Join UNISON - standing up for further education support staff joinunison.org In 2015, every ...
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Pics from the picket lines – further education colleges

UNISON further education members on strike from Stornoway to Stranraer - Click here for more details. More photos on facebook ...
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FE Activist Bulletin No.2 – 2016 Pay Campaign

This is the second edition of UNISON Scotland's Further Education Activist Bulletin for the 2016 pay campaign. Please print and ...
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FE Activist Bulletin No.1 – 2016 Pay Campaign

This is the first edition of UNISON Scotland, Further Education, Activist Bulletin for the 2016 Pay Campaign. Please print and ...
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Public services and the good society

This is UNISON Scotland's manifesto for the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections. It calls on everyone in Scotland to vote for who they think ...
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