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New minimum wages rates take effect from today

New minimum pay rates come into force for many key workers, including care staff New national minimum wage rates come into force today, bringing a pay rise for care and other workers across the country whose vital, but low-paid, work has been highlighted in the current crisis. “Today’s pay rise will make a real difference […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Oxford University signs up to living wage

Thousands of staff benefit – now UNISON urges colleges to follow suit Almost 2,000 employees at the University of Oxford will get a pay rise as the university becomes the largest employer in the city to sign up to the Oxford Living Wage (OLW). Staff will see their wages go up to at least £10.21 […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Living Wage New Year Resolution for Hartlepool UNISON Members

Hartlepool LG UNISON Branch made Christmas a little brighter for five of its low-paid members by successfully claiming a total of over £5,000 from their employer. Since April 2016, the UNISON members, who work for a Hartlepool care provider, were paid a ‘sleep-in’ rate under that of the National Living Wage (£7.20 per hour). Negotiating […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern 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.

Brighton & Hove branch supports the Real Living Wage

As part of Living Wage Week 2017, UNISON has pledged £5,000 to support the city’s Living Wage Campaign

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Region launches fair pay campaign

UNISON South East has launched a campaign for a fair living wage for all workers. UNISON and its predecessors were among the first organisations in the country to support the Living Wage. There are over 1,300 employers accredited as living wage employers by the Living Wage Foundation. The Scotland government has established the living wage […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

New minimum wages rates take effect from today

New minimum pay rates come into force for many key workers, including care staff

News on the UNISON National site.

One wage for all ages

UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON evidence to Low Pay Commission 2019

Media on the UNISON National 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.