Search tagged Industrial action

Harlow hospital cleaners vote on strikes against outsourcing plan

Cleaners at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow are voting on strike action over bosses’ plans to privatise domestic services and kick them out of the NHS, UNISON says today. The domestics warn that patients will suffer if their jobs are transferred out of the NHS as a new private company would cut corners to make […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

North West hospital staff to strike for pay equality

We do the same jobs and it’s only right that we get the same pay. “I’m working weekend and night shifts, but unlike my NHS colleagues, don’t earn any extra […]

News on the UNISON National site.

HE members to vote on industrial action over pay

Ballot will start in autumn following rejection of employers’ final pay offer

News on the UNISON National site.

May is bloomin’ magic as our wins grow

From Birmingham to Bangor, from Doncaster to Sandwell, UNISON members were winning in May – and their union was growing stronger too

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Hospital catering workers strike on May Day

Outsourced Doncaster and Bassetlaw hospital members plan 11 days of strikes in May to win health service pay rise

News on the UNISON National site.

Grimethorpe dinner ladies save their jobs

Members return to work as redundancy plans dropped after 36 days of strike action

News on the UNISON National site.

Leicester University security team wins battle against cut to hours and pay

The university drops its plan after magnificent branch campaign, including 100% backing for industrial action

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow: strikers speak out

‘The women are standing up,’ say Glasgow equal pay claimants on eve of strike

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Bolton hospital staff strike today and tomorrow for NHS pay

‘I’ve never had to go on strike before, but we’re all standing together and I’m not scared’ – hospital domestic Andrea Lea

News on the UNISON National site.

Public services campaign making its mark, NEC hears

Executive agrees report on campaign speaking up for members and public services ‘in the worst of political circumstances’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Bradford mental health workers strike over imposed shifts

Company fails to negotiate over plans for ‘unfair’ work pattern which could see transferred UNISON members on call for 14 hours a day

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Durham teaching assistants to take two days of strike action, announces UNISON

Monday 31 October 2016 For immediate release Teaching assistants in Durham will take strike action on 8 and 9 November in the long-running dispute over cuts to their pay, their union UNISON has announced today (Monday). This follows a ballot over Durham County Council plans to move teaching assistants to term-time pay. This could see […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Striking makes a difference

During Heart UNISON week it’s worth remembering that while taking strike action is never easy, the results can make a huge difference to people’s lives

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges probation members to strike on 14 July

UNISON is urging all probation members to take a two-hour strike on 14 July, in support of our campaign for fair pay

Article on the UNISON National site.

Prentis urges London Met management to halt redundancies

UNISON general secretary sends message of support to members at London Metropolitan University who are are taking strike action in the latest round of their struggle against job cuts

Article on the UNISON National site.