Search tagged living wage

Care doesn’t stop for Christmas – Community Superstars

Date
9 December 2016 – 28 February 2017

Christmas Day is just a normal day for carers. Rather than sitting down to dinner with their family, these community superstars will be working to provide dignity and care to vulnerable people in their homes and residential centres. Download our campaign postcard as a pdf. To request a batch of campaign postcards contact your branch secretary. […]

Campaign on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

UNISON evidence to Low Pay Commission 2019

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON campaign wins living wage at Cornwall Council

UNISON are thrilled that Cornwall Councillors voted at the full council meeting to re-instate the Living Wage Foundation pay rate for staff at the bottom of the pay structure – the majority being women.  In a joint campaign between the Trade Unions and the Labour Party, councillors were persuaded that Cornwall Council needed to continue […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

Lanarkshire college earns living wage accreditation

Announcement comes as Manchester University becomes 5000th living wage employer and UNISON names and shames colleges over pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Brighton & Hove branch supports the Real Living Wage

Living Wage Week 2017 took place from 5 to 11 November this year. Events took place around the region and UNISON uses the week as an opportunity to celebrate where the Living Wage is paid and focus our campaigning work on increasing the number of accredited Living Wage employers. As part of the week’s festivities, Brighton […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON helps University of Bath win living wage accreditation

More than 300 staff will gain as area’s second-largest employer makes the move

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON puts major proposal for NHS pay to its members

‘The agreement would mean an end at last to the government’s self-defeating and unfair 1% pay cap,’ says union.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Sunshine and showers – April’s highlights

April may have started with the Easter holidays but there was no rest for UNISON staff, activists and members. And there was only one issue on everyone’s mind – pay.

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

University of Bath agrees to reinstate living wage

UNISON welcomes ‘urgently needed first step’ but says more must be done to tackle pay inequality

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The Living Wage: A briefing and plan for implementation for Catholic schools

The Living Wage: Briefing and implementation plan for Catholic schools. A4 12 pages. Available as a download PDF only

Media on the UNISON National site.

A run on the bank

The rise of food banks are the most visible face of the poverty crisis affecting the UK in 2017 – they’re the country’s new emergency service. We spent a few days at one to find out more

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Main Evidence to the Low Pay Commission on minimum wage rates 2017

Media on the UNISON National site.

This Living Wage Week, we must fight for the real living wage

This year it’s more important than ever to make a noise about the real living wage – a wage people can actually afford to live on – and callgon the government to put its money where its legislation is on low pay.

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

Further education workers demand a decent pay rise

Joint unions submit claim for £1 an hour pay rise and the living wage as a minimum in England

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Making waves for a Living Wage

Date
21 March 2016 – 30 March 2017

Water companies should pay their staff a living wage. The UK water industry has the chance to become the first sector to be entirely Living Wage accredited. UNISON is campaigning for all UK water companies to become accredited as Living Wage Employers, as defined by the Living Wage Foundation. The current rates, announced on 31 […]

Campaign on the UNISON National site.