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Receive the best trade union support for your school from trained and experienced Professional Association Representatives. 

We also employ County Secretaries and other local caseworkers to carry out Trade Union duties in academies and free or independent schools.

 

Get in touch to learn more about what we can provide.

Email us: nyes@northyorks.gov.uk

Or phone us on: 01609 533222

 

Working through Teacher and Support Staff Trade Union Facilities, we attend consultations with you, arranging support, advice and Trade Union representation for your staff. 

 

Our support comes from knowledgeable, local union officers who understand the context and will help manage employment matters legally and fairly. We provide:

 

  • Access to well trained local professional officers 

  • Confidence that your statutory legal requirements to consult staff are met

  • Consultation with trade unions for all policies and conditions of service matters, so you can adopt the policies with confidence that your obligations to consult have been met.

  • Arrangements covering all teaching and support staff in school

 

We want to ensure that you receive the best support and that your Trade Union duties can be met and complied with.

 

Efficient

  • Access to trained, local, experienced representatives who understand your context and who will be more readily available at no further cost to your school

  • The Local Authority and MATs consult the unions when developing their HR policies meaning these can be adopted without further staff consultation 

 

Economic

  • Charged at a competitive rate, per pupil per annum

  • Funds are pooled and used to release officers of the unions to represent your staff and participate in any consultations such as restructures or redundancy

  • Access to expert advice and support when dealing with employment matters

 

Effective

  • Local union officers have built up a great deal of expertise in Employment Law, Health and Safety, and other related matters 

  • They will help you carry out employment procedures fairly and ensure that you do not breach Employment Law

  • Being part of the Facilities Arrangements signals to your staff that you are a fair employer