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UNISON welcomes new living wage rates

Commenting on the new living wage rates announced today (Monday) by the Living Wage Foundation of £9.40 an hour in London, and £8.25 elsewhere in the UK, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “Today’s increase will be a welcome pay boost to many, but there are many people in work today who still earn much […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

School dinner ladies win a living wage

Hundreds of the lowest-paid workers in school kitchens across the north London borough of Camden will be paid a living wage, following a UNISON-led campaign

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Livewell Group becomes a Living Wage employer

Livewell Group has accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Livewell Group receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.00 in the UK. In the South West over a fifth of all jobs (23.4%) pay less than the real Living Wage – around 529,000 jobs. Despite this, Livewell […]

News on the UNISON South West site.

Rhondda Cynon Taf council set to implement living wage

UNISON campaign wins living wage for low-paid members

Article, News on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

One in 10 council workers paid below the living wage, says UNISON​

One in ten council workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are paid below the living wage, according to an analysis from UNISON released today (Friday). Ahead of the Living Wage Foundation’s living wage week, UNISON is calling on the government to fund councils so they can become living wage employers. If it did, it […]

News, Press release 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’

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

Minimum wage rates increase

New minimum wage rates come into force across UK, including ‘national living wage’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: If the government wants to tackle low pay, glossy adverts aren’t the answer

If the government wants to spend money on tackling low pay, there are better alternatives – like real legal enforcement of the minimum wage to penalise unscrupulous employers and introducing a living wage low-paid workers can actually live on, a legal minimum wage worthy of the name.

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

EDF living wage commitment welcome, says UNISON

Commenting on EDF Energy’s announcement today (Thursday) that the company has become a living wage employer, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is good news for all those staff, contractors and suppliers who will benefit from being paid the living wage. “It shows that companies can pay decent wages and remain competitive and puts […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Making Waves for the Living Wage – the tide is turning in our favour

Today we’re launching a new campaign – “Making Waves for the Living Wage” calling on all UK the water industry to sign up as accredited Living Wage employers with the Living Wage Foundation.

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

Rhondda Cynon Taf council set to implement living wage

UNISON campaign wins living wage to low-paid members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

North Ayrshire – a living wage employer

UNISON welcomes accreditation for latest Scottish council

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

New living wage rates announced

UNISON welcomes increase to £8.45 (outside London) and £9.75 (London) an hour at start of Living Wage Week

Article on the UNISON National site.

Government attack on public service pay ‘a disgrace’

UNISON members continue the fight for fair pay and the real living wage

News on the UNISON National site.

Members reject 0% in FE

Further education members in England reject offer from Association of Colleges in summer consultation

Article, News on the UNISON National site.