The ‘fantastic UNISON women’ fighting for fair pay in Glasgow offer an inspiring example for International Women’s Day
The long running dispute around equal pay and has continued even after the members were awarded a £500m settlement in 2019
They take the editor’s award in the city’s Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year awards
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‘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
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Let’s work together to make this new hospital a success,” general secretary Dave Prentis said as he opened a new UNISON shop in Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
The striking Glasgow homelessness caseworkers are celebrating victory today, after they voted by a clear majority to accept a new offer from the employer.