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Women drag last equal pay claim council to court, says UNISON

Reading council – the only local authority in England and Wales never to settle an equal pay claim – will today (Monday) be challenged in court by more than 60 women owed over £1.5m because they were paid less than their male colleagues for years, says their union UNISON. The women – mostly care workers, […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

A life lost can mean another saved

Becoming an organ donor can be a gift – both for the lives you save, and the loved ones you leave behind

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

UNISON president tells Jarrow marchers – we can save the NHS

“We can save our NHS, but the time to act is now,” UNISON president Lucia McKeever told a rally in Nottingham during the People’s March for the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

Meat hygiene ballot – background

UNISON members in the Food Standards Agency are set to ballot for industrial action on pay in the coming weeks, after the employer forced a 0.75% pay rise on them earlier this year

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to launch public services manifesto

With less than a year to go to the general election, UNISON is launching its manifesto for public services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Taking the fair pay fight onto the streets

UNISON has hailed the local government strike as an overwhelming success, with more than one million public service workers on picket lines and at rallies in protest over their pay offer

Article on the UNISON National site.

Northern region gears up for #J10

Northern region UNISON members in local government and schools will be striking on 10 July against an offer which is derisory in the extreme

Article on the UNISON National site.

Are low pay and high prices hitting you?

As part of the local government NJC 2014 pay campaign in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, UNISON is running a survey to check the impact of falling pay and rising prices

Article on the UNISON National site.

Last week for local government members to vote for strike action over pay

There is just one week left in the NJC strike ballot with the last chance to request ballot papers on 18 June at noon, and the ballot closing on Monday 23 June.

Article on the UNISON National site.

Union wins more pay for school support workers

Oasis Community Learning agrees to pay £250 to support staff earning £21,000 a year or less

Article on the UNISON National site.

Time to celebrate teaching assistants

29 November is the chance to celebrate the valuable contribution made by teaching assistants to the education system

Article on the UNISON National site.

Labour plans for future NHS

Shadow secretary for health, Andy Burnham, meets Hastings and Eastbourne Health UNISON branch and sets out Labour’s plan for the future of the NHS

Article on the UNISON National site.

Public library service ‘hollowed out’ by job losses and cuts

UNISON backs BBC report that reveals loss of 8,000 jobs and 343 libraries in six years

Article on the UNISON National site.

Starter for J10

Local government and school support members are striking on Thursday for fair pay. Here are 10 reasons why 10 July is so important

Article on the UNISON National site.

How you can help local government members

Council and school workers on NJC pay terms in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will strike on 10 July – and you can support them

Article on the UNISON National site.