July might have meant the start of the summer holidays proper, but UNISON and our members are still on the case
Noisy, colourful and good humoured pickets call for fair pay
Lowest paid support staff receive at least £9 an hour in Cheshire West from the start of this month
South Wales accreditation means all workers on campus, including those employed by contractors, will earn at least £9 an hour
Another busy month saw UNISON celebrating victories – and launching new campaigns
UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage
Twenty years on from the bold, landmark decision to establish a National Minimum Wage, it is time for a new landmark – a real Living Wage for all, regardless of age, that everyone in work can afford to live on. Doing so would meet the original aim of the National Minimum Wage – a decent salary for all. And that is what our union will continue to fight for.
While MPs got lost down the rabbit hole, UNISON and its members kept their focus on the many other problems afflicting Britain’s workers
University’s move comes just days after University of Manchester becomes 5,000th living wage employer
Announcement comes as Manchester University becomes 5000th living wage employer and UNISON names and shames colleges over pay
Union says stewards need to make sure employers are paying the proper amounts when the new wage rates come into force on 1 April
More than 300 staff will gain as area’s second-largest employer makes the move
Announcement of new rates marks the start of Living Wage Week
New living wage rates are announced on 5 November as part of living wage week – and UNISON has plenty of material available if you plan any recruitment activity around the issue
April may have started with the Easter holidays but there was no rest for UNISON staff, activists and members. And there was only one issue on everyone’s mind – pay.