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‘Exploitation ends now’ cleaners tell university

Cleaners working at the University of South Wales today launch a campaign to tell their employer they deserve to be paid the ‘real’ Living Wage Foundation rate of £8.45 per hour. The cleaning staff are organised by UNISON and work at four sites on University of South Wales campuses in Newport, Treforest, Merthyr Tydfil and […]

News, Uncategorized on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Hospital workers celebrate as iFM Bolton agrees to pay NHS rates in full

The victory in Bolton should send a strong signal to any NHS trusts who think creating a wholly owned subsidiary will allow them to short-change their staff over pay

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON wins £70,000 pay-out for hospital cleaners

22 union members in Torquay receive damages after being made sick by hazardous chemical disinfectant

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Basildon Hospital cleaners celebrate pay victory

Hospital cleaners in Basildon are celebrating today (Thursday) after winning their battle for a pay rise, with the help of their union UNISON. The low-paid domestic staff at Basildon University Hospital had been on the minimum wage after being transferred back into the NHS from private contractor OCS two years ago. But following pressure from UNISON, the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

Make the NHS a living wage employer says UNISON

Poverty pay should have no place in the NHS.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

How much of a risk do new cleaning agents pose to you?

UNISON survey aims to find out scale of problem in wake of concerns over rise in superbugs

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes dignity and respect campaign for cleaners

EHRC campaign is ‘a big step in the right direction for often invisible workforce’ says union general secretary

Article on the UNISON National site.

Interserve contracts must be bought back in-house, says UNISON

Firm’s collapse another example of catastrophic failures of privatisation

Press release on the UNISON National site.