If the pay offer is accepted, every NHS workers’ wages will go further, and the lowest paid would get a significant income boost. Meanwhile starting salaries for nurses, midwives and other health professionals would also become more attractive to people considering a career in the NHS. That’s something which benefits all of us.
‘The agreement would mean an end at last to the government’s self-defeating and unfair 1% pay cap,’ says union.
Over a million hospital porters, 999 call handlers, healthcare assistants, nurses, midwives and other NHS staff across England are being offered long overdue pay rises of between 6.5% and 29% over the next three years, say health unions today (Wednesday). Under the proposed agreement – reached after months of negotiation between the unions, NHS employers […]
UNISON reacts to minister’s announcement of review into English further education funding, alongside ‘efficiency and resilience’
Branches asked to comment on revised recommendation on pay offer for England, Wales and Northern Ireland
UNISON’s welfare charity is holding an election to find six trustees to direct its work
Regional Council last year agreed to establish an annual organising award. This award has been established in memory of Eric Roberts, a long standing regional activist, UNISON President, NEC member and Branch Secretary of the London Ambulance Branch, following his untimely death in November 2016 during his presidency. Eric was a trade unionist who was […]
UNISON calls on government to ‘give more money to schools now’ as Education Policy Institute report shows more schools recording larger deficits
These attacks are completely unwarranted. In the past five full financial years, United Utilities has earned £1.6 billion in profits, whilst over a billion was paid out in shareholder dividends over the same period. In 2016/17 their two most senior staff – CEO Steve Mogford and CFO Russ Holden – were paid more than £4 million between them.
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UNISON responds to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement
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