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Bridging the gender pay gap

With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap

Article on the UNISON National site.

European unions call for solidarity with Glasgow women

Equal pay victory ‘would be an inspiration to millions of other women fighting for better pay’.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Thousands of Glasgow women set to strike for equal pay

Around 8,000 school staff, nursery workers, care workers, caterers and cleaners – the majority of them UNISON members – will walk out on 23 and 24 October in the largest equal pay strike since the Equal Pay Act was passed

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON’s university workers plan pay campaign

‘Higher education workers deserve fair pay’ conference declares as it sets out plans to build joint pay claim with fellow unions

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

A great October

UNISON members win in the courts and through industrial action

News on the UNISON National site.

Bargaining and negotiating

Reps and branch officers can develop their bargaining and negotiating skills with courses designed to enhance knowledge and improve confidence in dealings with management. Negotiating skills This course is aimed at UNISON representatives who are involved in negotiations or who are likely to become involved in negotiations with management on pay and conditions. It will […]

Page on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Introduction To Equal Pay

27 – 28 April 2017
UNISON Guildford Office

The first time equal pay was raised as an issue for women was during the industrial revolution in the 1830’s!  Over 140 years later the Equal Pay Act (1970) came into force and yet still in 2014 there is a gender pay gap of 19.6%. This course is aimed at branch women’s officers and women […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Women penalised financially for having children

Women with children face a wider gender pay gap, says a new report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Government cuts are denying women access to justice, says UNISON

Women are being hit hardest by government cuts and by changes that restrict access to justice, Dave Prentis tells women’s conference

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Striking makes a difference

During Heart UNISON week it’s worth remembering that while taking strike action is never easy, the results can make a huge difference to people’s lives

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

Today is a crucial day in the calendar – today is equal pay day

Today is the point at which the average woman working full-time starts working for free

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

UNISON wins equal pay settlement for Fife women

More than 1,400 women will benefit after settlement worth millions reached on claims

Article on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow: strikers speak out

‘The women are standing up,’ say Glasgow equal pay claimants on eve of strike

Article, News on the UNISON National site.