Services for schools: Trade union facilities

This SLA covers the statutory provision for trade union facilities time and time off for trade union duties. The agreement covers:

  • Woman with laptop and man in officeThe cost of releasing staff and backfilling teachers that are union reps, including Health and Safety (H&S), casework and training
  • A cost-effective way for all schools to share the cost and gain the benefit of having access to TU reps for staff
  • Established to fund trade union duties per annum as detailed within the Trade Union Facilities Agreement (Teaching)
  • Offered to all Southampton schools to provide a pool of local Southampton Union Officers and to fund School Representatives and health and safety representatives' release and training, as set out in the facilities agreement
Document Type Size
Trade Unions Service Specification - Maintained Schools 2024-5pdf144.1 KB
Trade Unions SLA - Academies 2024-25pdf142.4 KB