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Khan-do attitude

As Sadiq Khan approaches the halfway point in his first term, Demetrios Matheou snatched a few minutes in the whirlwind schedule of the London Mayor

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes Cambridge living wage move

University to seek formal accreditation from Living Wage Foundation – a move which UNSION says should be copied across all UK universities

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Andy Burnham vows to end ‘callous culture’ of social care

The mayoral candidate for Great Manchester outlines plans for a fully-integrated health and social care service

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Living wage in the water industry

Even on the proper living wage, it would take nearly 130 years for the lowest paid employees in the water industry to earn the same as the highest paid director in the sector does in 12 months, according to new research published by UNISON today (Wednesday). This analysis of pay at the UK’s 19 water […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON congratulates Merthyr Tydfil council’s wage rise decision

Labour council raises pay for lowest-paid staff to £8.39 per hour

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The life and times of a low-pay parent

With the chancellor’s U-turn on tax credits, single mum Kati Conroy says she can sleep again at night – for now

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Northern Ireland wins battle over salary payments

Union calls off strike ballot, for now, after health minister halts damaging move to monthly payments for health workers

News on the UNISON National site.

Beach barbecues, feminist craft, prostitution talks and hula hooping…

Conventional and unconventional approaches to recruitment debated at women’s conference

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Catholic Church and UNISON reaffirm commitment to the Living Wage in schools

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has today reiterated the Church’s commitment to the Living Wage. A growing number of Catholic schools already pay the living wage to thousands of teaching assistants, catering and school support staff. The move comes following a joint campaign with UNISON – the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Minimum wage rates go up in April

The government has launched its campaign to raise awareness of the increase in national minimum wage rates – and the so-called national living wage – which will come into force on 1 April. The new rates are: 25 and over – £7.50 an hour; 21 to 24 – £7.05 an hour; 18 to 20 – […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON calls on East of England Ambulance service to honour its commitment to pay the living wage to all staff

UNISON in the East of England Ambulance Service is leading a campaign to support 22 staff who are currently earning below the living wage. Earlier this year, with the support of Chief Executive Anthony Marsh, staff in the Trust paid below the living wage had their pay uplifted under a local agreement.  The union say […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.