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Bradford hospital workers balloted over strike action to fight ‘backdoor privatisation’

Bradford hospital staff start industrial action vote over NHS trust’s plans to transfer them to wholly owned subsidiary company

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Bolton members vote to strike over pay equality

Industrial action vote follows offer of 2% – well below Agenda for Change agreement – for workers transferred to NHS subco

Article on the UNISON National site.

Bolton hospital workers’ pay ballot opens

Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Trust staff balloted for strike action

Administrators and medical secretaries are being balloted for strike action as Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust press ahead with up to 12.5% pay cuts as part of a restructure of services. If the proposals go ahead 53 full-time equivalent posts will be lost and specialised medical secretary roles will disappear. With fewer staff […]

News on the UNISON South West site.

Bolton hospital workers to ballot on action for pay parity

Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Probation members prepare for action ballot in Sodexo companies

UNISON probation members working for six community rehabilitation companies owned by Sodexo could be balloted on industrial action over the company’s voluntary redundancy terms

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Environment Agency workers balloted after real-terms pay cut imposed

Environment Agency workers are being balloted on industrial action after bosses imposed a miserly 1.3% pay deal. The government agency told staff it would force them to accept the below-inflation offer after UNISON members voted to reject it by an overwhelming 91%. With inflation running at 3.3%, the offer is in reality a 2% pay […]

News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Consultative ballot of school members in England to open in January

UNISON has announced that a consultative ballot of school members in England will open on 22 January 2019. The ballot has arisen out of concerns regarding the chronic underfunding of our schools by the Westminster Government and one of the questions on the consultative ballot paper will ask whether members are prepared to take industrial […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Strike ballot over ‘derisory’ pay for college staff

Hundreds of further education (FE) staff will today (Tuesday) vote on taking strike action over pay, says UNISON. Employees at 14 colleges* across England will take part in the ballot including institutions in Bradford, Norwich and Brighton. The dispute is over a national pay offer** from employers which UNISON has rejected and described as ‘derisory’. The […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Care workers vote to strike over threat to sleep-in payments

UNISON members could lose £2,000 a year under plan by private company

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Local government SGE election result

Jon Woods has been elected unopposed to the local government service group executive South East general seat in a by-election and will take office immediately

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

FE pay ballot helpline opens

Find out if your college is being balloted for action – and phone 0800 0 857 857 if you have not got your ballot paper

Article on the UNISON National site.

HE members to be balloted on action over pay

Summer ballot will see members asked to vote for strike to improve university employers’ 1.1% offer

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis: Ambulance workers to be balloted over pay

Ambulance staff, including paramedics, are to be balloted over whether they would be prepared to take industrial action over pay, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis announced today (Monday). Speaking on the eve of the all-out junior doctors’ strike, he warned they will be next on the picket line unless Jeremy Hunt honours promises made a […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Paediatric nurses in Antrim Area Hospital vote ‘yes’ for industrial action

Unprecedented turn out sees staff back action in dispute over safe staffing levels

Press release on the UNISON National site.