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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Birmingham University members strike

Noisy, colourful and good humoured pickets call for fair pay

News on the UNISON National site.

Care providers are in a desperate position – joint open letter

UNISON has released an open letter to local authority leaders and chief executives across Wales calling for fairer funding in the care sector. The letter, detailed below, us supported by third sector employers including Catrefi Cymru, Gofal, Hafal, Mirus Wales, Perthyn, and Wales and West Housing Association. Dear Welsh Local Councils,   Care providers are in a desperate […]

News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.