Council decision helps mark 20 years of the real living wage

North Northants council announce they’ll pay staff the real living wage in the run up to Living Wage Week 2021

Blog: Why we’ll never stop fighting for a real living wage for all

You cannot praise public service workers for keeping our communities going… while simultaneously expecting the same people to survive on poverty pay

Oxford University signs up to living wage

Thousands of staff benefit – now UNISON urges colleges to follow suit

More workers deserve to be paid the real living wage, says UNISON

Next government must help low-paid staff

Members with placards form picket line at Birmingham University

Birmingham University members strike

Noisy, colourful and good humoured pickets call for fair pay

Another university signs up to living wage

South Wales accreditation means all workers on campus, including those employed by contractors, will earn at least £9 an hour

Public service workers deserve better than poverty wages, says UNISON

Living Wage Foundation data shows extent of low wages

UNISON helps University of Bath win living wage accreditation

More than 300 staff will gain as area’s second-largest employer makes the move

UNISON campaigning for a living wage graphic

Living wage rises to £9 an hour – and £10.55 in London

Announcement of new rates marks the start of Living Wage Week

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

UNISON campaigning for a living wage graphic

New living wage rates announced

The living wage has risen to £8.75 an hour across the UK and £10.20 an hour in London

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’

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’

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A fairer national minimum wage remains an ‘urgent need’

UNISON reasserts the ‘ultimate goal’ for UK minimum wage policy, in its submission to the Low Pay Commission

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