Search tagged living wage

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘Exploitation ends now’ cleaners tell university

Cleaners working at the University of South Wales today launch a campaign to tell their employer they deserve to be paid the ‘real’ Living Wage Foundation rate of £8.45 per hour. The cleaning staff are organised by UNISON and work at four sites on University of South Wales campuses in Newport, Treforest, Merthyr Tydfil and […]

News, Uncategorized on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

UNISON evidence to Low Pay Commission 2017

Media on the UNISON National site.

Supplementary evidence 2017 – NPI report on Young Adults and the Minimum Wage

Media 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.

Nottingham signs up to UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

East Midlands council signs up to quality care and fair pay during National Carers’ Week

Article on the UNISON National site.

This isn’t a “living wage” – it’s a rebranded minimum wage

From today, many low-paid workers will begin to receive the so-called “national living wage” – of course, the new wage level is anything but

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

Middlesex University branch wins living wage commitment

Outsourced cleaners ‘so happy’ as six-month campaign pays off with promise of pay rise

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

NUS and UNISON Report Living Wage in Higher Education Executive Summary

The document contains information that can be used in campaigns on the living wage in Higher Education by branches, regional organisers

Media on the UNISON National site.

‘UNISON means? Confidence, learning and not getting a pay cut’

Careworker Mitsy tells her story

Article, Magazine, UNISON voices on the UNISON National site.