Unison on the offensive

25th September 1998 at 01:00
Unison intends stepping up its campaign to secure improved status and pay for nursery nurses.

Carole Ball, the union's education convener in Glasgow, said: "We don't even have a job remit in many education authorities."

Unison is on delicate ground in examining boundaries between nursery nurses and teachers. Nurses typically earn Pounds 8,000 less for doing a similar job.

The title nursery nurse gives"a totally wrong impression", Christine McAnea, its national officer, says.

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