For years now public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. We believe it’s time public sector workers need a pay rise.
Council and school workers’ pay has been frozen for years. UNISON is demanding better, fairer pay for all.
Schools in England are facing average cuts of 8% per pupil by 2020. We’ve partnered with other unions to campaign against these cuts. Find out how you can take action.
The most important resource for the NHS is its staff – nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. But the government has scrapped NHS bursaries in England for these student healthcare professionals and replaced them with tuition fees and loans from August 2017.
Every hour of every day, people who work in public services help make everyone’s lives better.
UNISON is campaigning to ensure everyone who works in our NHS is valued, whatever role they fill.
Council services are there for you when you need them, making your community a decent and safe place to live. But years of Westminster’s savage spending cuts have forced councils to scale back services.
The idea behind a living wage is very simple: that a person should be paid enough to live decently and to adequately provide for their family. At its heart is an ethical argument for preventing in-work poverty and ensuring workers are not exploited through low wages.