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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.

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.

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.

New living wage rates announced

The living wage has risen to £8.75 an hour across the UK and £10.20 an hour in London

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Living wage rises to £9 an hour – and £10.55 in London

Announcement of new rates marks the start of Living Wage Week

News on the UNISON National site.

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Birmingham University members strike

Noisy, colourful and good humoured pickets call for fair pay

News on the UNISON National site.

Government attack on public service pay ‘a disgrace’

UNISON members continue the fight for fair pay and the real living wage

News on the UNISON National site.

Making Waves for the Living Wage – the tide is turning in our favour

Today we’re launching a new campaign – “Making Waves for the Living Wage” calling on all UK the water industry to sign up as accredited Living Wage employers with the Living Wage Foundation.

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

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Trade unions win reinstatement of Living Wage at University of Bath

Senior managers at the University of Bath have agreed to proposals from UNISON and other trade unions to reinstate a minimum hourly rate of £8.75 and to seek accreditation with the Living Wage Foundation. UNISON, the public service union representing the 300 staff affected, has welcomed the decision as an urgently needed first step towards addressing […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

EDF living wage commitment welcome, says UNISON

Commenting on EDF Energy’s announcement today (Thursday) that the company has become a living wage employer, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is good news for all those staff, contractors and suppliers who will benefit from being paid the living wage. “It shows that companies can pay decent wages and remain competitive and puts […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

A fairer national minimum wage remains an ‘urgent need’

UNISON reasserts the ‘ultimate goal’ for UK minimum wage policy, in its submission to the Low Pay Commission

News on the UNISON National site.

Liverpool John Moores University agrees to pay living wage

John Moores joins ‘growing number’ of universities gaining accreditation as living wage employers

News on the UNISON National site.

Fresh push for ‘real’ living wage across Wales

UNISON Cymru Wales has challenged Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford AM to make Wales a ‘real’ Living Wage nation where every public service worker earns at least £8.75 per hour. The trade union has today (Wednesday) written an open letter to the minister urging him to provide the extra funding to lift thousands of council workers […]

Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.