More hospital staff in Liverpool set to take action over unfair pay

Staff at Royal and Broad Green hospitals to take action following success at Liverpool’s Women’s Hospital and the Walton Centre

Blog: These victories show that this is a union on the march

Victories like these for Birmingham care workers and probation services being brought back in-house, show what UNISON can achieve

Probation return to public control is welcome but must be administered locally, says UNISON

Grayling’s botched reforms have finally been abandoned

Birmingham care workers celebrate momentous victory

Long-running strike looks to be over

Supreme Court ruling will add to child poverty, says UNISON

Vulnerable families could see living standards fall

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Blog: This is a fight that I know we can and will win

These workers are united and their strike action is strong. Now it’s up to AFG to pay them what they’re owed.

Domestics vote overwhelmingly for strike action to halt privatisation at the Princess Alexandra

Cleaners at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow have today (Friday) voted almost unanimously in favour of strike action against plans to outsource cleaning services. UNISON members voted 99% in favour of industrial action on an 84% turnout. The 220 staff that provide cleaning and domestic services warn that if jobs are transferred to the […]

Love your library? Tell us about it

UNISON survey of library workers will look at the effects of austerity cuts on the service

Time to nominate your health hero

UNISON-sponsored awards for health and care support workers are being held for the fourth time

UNISON recommends higher education staff reject ‘inadequate’ pay offer

A pay offer to higher education staff falls far short of the annual rise they deserve as university bosses have seen their salaries soar, says UNISON. The union’s higher education executive has now agreed unanimously to recommend the “inadequate” 2019/20 pay offer from UCEA higher education national employers should be rejected. UNISON will now undertake […]

Drastic action needed to stop nurse and midwife exodus, says UNISON

Investment needed in apprenticeships to train for the future

Bangor University staff celebrate victory in pensions dispute

Management had planned to cut pension benefits by up to 12% for support staff before UNISON campaign

Sandwell council staff celebrate victory in grading dispute

Members in UNISON and Unite had voted 100% to take industrial action before council regraded them

Pay rise victory for privatised NHS workers

Catering workers at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have won their pay battle after two days of strike action, says UNISON. Their employer Sodexo had previously refused to give its workers the same pay rise as the one agreed last year for health staff directly employed by the NHS. But after two days […]