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School Workforce News 9 (January 2012)

download pdf415Kb (pdf) - 16 January 2012

How UK schools have pulled apart.

School Workforce News 10 (February 2012)

download pdf462Kb (pdf) - 23 February 2012

GMB invited onto expert group to review medical care in schools.

School Workforce News 15 (July 2012)

download pdf412Kb (pdf) - 24 July 2012

LGPS 2014: The proposed new local government pension scheme.

School Workforce News 16 (August 2012)

download pdf400Kb (pdf) - 13 August 2012

Heavy workload and not enough time, say School Business Managers

School Workforce News 17 (September 2012)

download pdf433Kb (pdf) - 05 September 2012

Members have their say on LGPS and vote to accept new proposals

School Workforce News 18 (October 2012)

download pdf394Kb (pdf) - 05 October 2012

Capability and school support staff

School Workforce News 19 (March 2013)

download pdf482Kb (pdf) - 15 March 2013

Local government pay talks - employers put options on the table.

School Workforce News 20 (April 2013)

download pdf391Kb (pdf) - 23 April 2012

Local Government pay offer is 1% no strings attached

School Workforce News 21 (June 2013)

download pdf377Kb (pdf) - 23 June 2013

Government wants schools to axe teaching assistants

School Workforce News 22 (July 2013)

download pdf884Kb (pdf) - 23 July 2013

Your school needs you

School Workforce News 21 (May 2014)

download pdf399Kb (pdf) - 19 May 2014

GMB members angrily reject 1% pay offer, and vote overwhelmingly to ballot for strike action.

School Workforce News 22 (June 2014)

download doc781Kb (doc) - 11 June 2014

Vote "Yes" for strike action over local government pay offer

School Workforce News January 2015

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Childcare Disqualification