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Victory for Princess Alexandra domestics on eve of strike

Domestics at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow today called off six days of planned strikes after their employer dropped plans to outsource their jobs. The Trust had been market testing its cleaning and catering services with the aim of putting them out to tender, claiming just last week that it would take until at least […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

South Tees hospital workers to be balloted over industrial action

UNISON is to ask workers at South Tees Hospital Trust if they would be prepared to take industrial action in a dispute over unpaid wages. For more than a decade workers in the Trust’s sterile services unit – who clean, sterilise and repackage surgical instruments – have missed out on holiday payments due to a […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

Dossier reveals cost of Rhondda Cynon Taff mileage rate cut

Rhondda Cynon Taff Council’s decision to slash mileage rates for staff will cost the public purse more. A dossier produced by UNISON Cymru/Wales proves that forcing council workers to use public transport in the course of their jobs actually increases costs. The council’s decision saw it break nationally-recognised HMRC guidelines on fair mileage rates and become […]

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

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.

AFG taking a big cut from funding it receives

UNISON releases figures as workers take a third day of action in fight against company cutting pay

Article, News 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.

Scotland’s local government members reject pay offer

Consultative ballot sees 79% vote against 3% offer and 67% vote in in favour of moving to industrial action

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON declares victory in Bradford redundancy row

University of Bradford climbs down on redundancy numbers the week after four-day strike

Article on the UNISON National site.

Bolton hospital workers vow to go ahead with strike next week

Outsourced ‘subco’ workers reject latest pay offer as still below NHS pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Camden wardens start five-day strike

Pay dispute with contractor NSL escalates in north London borough

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

NEC gears up for growth

Two months of industrial action and campaigning shows why we need to go for growth, executive hears

Article 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

The union started sending out ballot papers today after local health bosses decided not to pay the wage increase agreed nationally for NHS workers, which would be worth nearly £2,000 this year […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Yorkshire hospitals strike called off after trust halts privatisation plan

Trust announced that it has scrapped plans to create a wholly-owned subsidiary after angry response at staff meetings

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Sterilisation staff win pay rise after two-month dispute

Welsh health board offers increases of up to £1,900 a year after strike by staff paid less than colleagues working for neighbouring boards

Article, News on the UNISON National site.