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We felt the love in February

February is the month of romance, what with Valentine’s Day and Heart UNISON week – and UNISON members were definitely feeling the love during the last 28 days.

Article on the UNISON National site.

That was the year that was – the year in UNISON

As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union

Article on the UNISON National site.

Suffragettes in the spotlight

A team of women filmmakers have brought the story of the suffragette movement to the big screen, with a very special woman among the extras

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Why did I get involved?

Unpaid, risking trouble at work and not always thanked – why do UNISON’s 40,000 activists do it?

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Women drag last equal pay claim council to court, says UNISON

Reading council – the only local authority in England and Wales never to settle an equal pay claim – will today (Monday) be challenged in court by more than 60 women owed over £1.5m because they were paid less than their male colleagues for years, says their union UNISON. The women – mostly care workers, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow women win again

The ceremony was held at the city’s Grand Central Hotel last night, where Eva Bolander, the Lord Provost of Glasgow, accepted the award on behalf of the […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Our whole union stands with the Glasgow strikers

Today and tomorrow, thousands of women will be on strike to continue their long running campaign to win the equal pay they have been denied for too long. For twelve years they’ve fought for equal pay, and yet throughout Glasgow City Council have dragged their heels and failed to pay these incredible public service workers the wage they deserve.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow women to march in their fight for equal pay

Suffragettes will lead Scottish demonstration in continuing struggle over grading system and equal pay

Article on the UNISON National site.

Corbyn vows to scrap Trade Union Act when in government

‘Trade unions are a force for good and a force for equality in our society’, Labour leader tells conference

News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON on latest workforce stats showing women in UK universities mostly in low-paid jobs

Unison has condemned the latest workforce statistics published by Universities UK that show that women make up 54% of the total higher education workforce, but despite this 63% of those paid below £17678 are women. This equates to over 20,000 female support staff working at UK universities. The same report highlights that whilst men make […]

News on the UNISON National site.

Bridging the gender pay gap

Reporting introduced in 2018 has exposed the true gap in gender pay. The fight for equality is far from over – in fact - the gap is getting wider." Wendy Trueman […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘We won’ – Glasgow women celebrate equal pay

City Chambers rally greets council’s ratification of £548m deal to compensate for years of unequal pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow equal pay talks resume after successful strike

‘The dedication to the cause of UNISON members has been incredible, and it’s been matched by the incredible strength shown by those taking action’.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Reading council should stop dragging its heels on equal pay

Today, Reading council – the only local authority in England and Wales to have never settled an equal pay claim – will face 60 women in court, challenging them to cough up the £1.5 million they missed out on by being paid less than their male colleagues for years

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

♡ UNISON: because we fight for equal pay

‘Work with us, in partnership with employers rather than as adversaries, to close the gender pay gap’

UNISON voices on the UNISON National site.