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‘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.

March madness

While MPs got lost down the rabbit hole, UNISON and its members kept their focus on the many other problems afflicting Britain’s workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Liverpool University agrees to apply for living wage status

University’s move comes just days after University of Manchester becomes 5,000th living wage employer

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Will a shower of April wins help us flower in May?

Another busy month saw UNISON celebrating victories – and launching new campaigns

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.

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.

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.

Tackling unfair term-time contracts

The contracts can lead to support staff having their salary cut by up to 20%. The union believes that […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

British Gas and Centrica receive living wage accreditation

UNISON plays lead role in a ‘crucial step’ towards a fair wage for energy workers

Article, 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.

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.

Latest council signs up to Ethical Care Charter

Cheshire West and Chester is latest local authority to sign up to better care and better conditions for care workers

News 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.