On the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea looks at the fight we still face
Assistant general secretary sets out the scale of the challenge, but tells women’s conference that UNISON is in shape to meet it
With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap
They take the editor’s award in the city’s Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year awards
City Chambers rally greets council’s ratification of £548m deal to compensate for years of unequal pay
As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union
UNISON members win in the courts and through industrial action
‘The dedication to the cause of UNISON members has been incredible, and it’s been matched by the incredible strength shown by those taking action’.
Today and tomorrow, thousands of women will be on strike to continue their long running campaign to win the equal pay they have been denied for too long. For twelve years they’ve fought for equal pay, and yet throughout Glasgow City Council have dragged their heels and failed to pay these incredible public service workers the wage they deserve.
‘The women are standing up,’ say Glasgow equal pay claimants on eve of strike
Equal pay victory ‘would be an inspiration to millions of other women fighting for better pay’.
Around 8,000 school staff, nursery workers, care workers, caterers and cleaners – the majority of them UNISON members – will walk out on 23 and 24 October in the largest equal pay strike since the Equal Pay Act was passed
Suffragettes will lead Scottish demonstration in continuing struggle over grading system and equal pay
‘Higher education workers deserve fair pay’ conference declares as it sets out plans to build joint pay claim with fellow unions