Contracts

Contract changes and changes to your employment status are major changes to your job, terms and conditions.

Changes to employment status

UNISON helps members negotiate fair employment contracts or defend themselves against changes that would have a negative effect on their employment status. This section explains what the law says about employment status and what your rights are.

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TUPE and TUPE+

If your organisation or part of your organisation transfers from one owner to another, your employment terms and conditions are protected under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations, known as TUPE.

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Two-tier workforce

A two-tier workforce is when one group of workers receives lower wages or fewer benefits than others doing the same job. UNISON wants to reduce differences in the wages of workers doing similar jobs.

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