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Glasgow janitors win pay rise as new school year starts

20-month dispute ends in victory for janitors in nursery, primary and ASL schools

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Dave Prentis takes UNISON support to doctors’ picket lines

General secretary offers support to BMA action on visit to pickets at his local hospital in north London

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Probation members prepare for action ballot in Sodexo companies

UNISON probation members working for six community rehabilitation companies owned by Sodexo could be balloted on industrial action over the company’s voluntary redundancy terms

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Derby public backs striking school staff

76% of people who responded to survey about the strike back UNISON members defending their pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON prepares for a campaigning year

First NEC of 2017 covers campaigning to defend the NHS, anti-Trump protests, industrial action and preparations for national delegate conference

News on the UNISON National site.

We will back your struggle against these cuts, Prentis tells OU members

Open University staff could be balloted over plans to close seven regional offices and lose 500 jobs

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Prentis warns of austerity’s risk to peace in Northern Ireland

General secretary takes ‘strong message of support’ to Belfast as latest group of health workers begin ballot for action

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Outsourced NHS staff in Blackpool and St Helens strike over pay and conditions   

Compass employees demand pay parity, while staff in Liverpool celebrate their own victory

Article on the UNISON National site.

Environment Agency workers balloted after real-terms pay cut imposed

Environment Agency workers are being balloted on industrial action after bosses imposed a miserly 1.3% pay deal. The government agency told staff it would force them to accept the below-inflation offer after UNISON members voted to reject it by an overwhelming 91%. With inflation running at 3.3%, the offer is in reality a 2% pay […]

News on the UNISON Eastern site.

Bradford hospital members to strike again

indefinite strike planned from 26 August if there is no resolution to outsourcing dispute

News on the UNISON National site.

Consultative ballot of school members in England to open in January

UNISON has announced that a consultative ballot of school members in England will open on 22 January 2019. The ballot has arisen out of concerns regarding the chronic underfunding of our schools by the Westminster Government and one of the questions on the consultative ballot paper will ask whether members are prepared to take industrial […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Staff halt car use as Welsh council slashes mileage rate

UNISON Cymru/Wales members employed by Rhondda Cynon Taff Council have begun industrial action short of strike, after the council slashed the milage rate. Members are withdrawing their private cars from use for any council business after the decision. The members include social workers, care managers and highways engineers, who have to travel by car in […]

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Industrial action handbook – updated June 2019

A UNISON branch guide to the procedures and laws relating to taking industrial action. Updated June 2019.
A limit of 2 copies per branch has been set for this publication.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Solidarity from Southport for striking care workers

UNISON community conference and seminar sends message of support to Alternative Futures members striking this weekend

News on the UNISON National site.

Care workers vote to strike over threat to sleep-in payments

UNISON members could lose £2,000 a year under plan by private company

Article, News on the UNISON National site.