Delegates applauded Charmaine Blaze at the Black members’ conference today, when she movingly described how UNISON helped her secure a managerial role at NHS Scotland after years of being under-employed, under-valued and lacking career progression. She observed that, for Black women in particular, the gender pay gap is “less of a gap and more of […]
Lowest paid support staff receive at least £9 an hour in Cheshire West from the start of this month
City Chambers rally greets council’s ratification of £548m deal to compensate for years of unequal pay
University of Leicester security workers’ petition attracts nearly 1,000 signatures in days – why not add your support?
Announcement of new rates marks the start of Living Wage Week
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’.
‘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
At least 200,000 care workers in the UK are only being paid for the time they spend caring for people, and not for when they are travelling between appointments
Suffragettes will lead Scottish demonstration in continuing struggle over grading system and equal pay
Being able to feed their families, afford dental treatment, repair their cars or pay off debts are some of the things that health workers could afford if the government gave them a decent pay rise, according to a survey released today (Sunday) by UNISON. UNISON says the findings expose the financial hardship suffered by NHS […]
Local government workers are the lowest paid in the public sector. This pay rise is affordable and long overdue.
Commenting on the NHS Providers’ report, There For You: A Better Future for the NHS Workforce, published today (Tuesday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “This report hits the nail on the head. The NHS finds itself at the heart of a vicious circle. As demands on the health service grow, and pay continues to dive as prices soar, staff are understandably […]