The new UK living wage was announced by the Living Wage Foundation this week. It will be £9.30 across the UK and £10.75 in London.
NHS workers in Northern Ireland have only had a one-year deal of between 1.5 – 3% imposed last year, while other parts of the NHS were awarded three-year pay deals.
Local MPs back drug and alcohol support workers, who were told that pay rises would match NHS workers
Compass employees demand pay parity, while staff in Liverpool celebrate their own victory
Members at three NHS trusts deliver 100% vote for strikes to win NHS rates for all staff
Private companies employing tens of thousands of staff in the NHS across England are coming under pressure to give their employees a wage rise as UNISON’s campaign for fair pay in the health service escalates. Workers at contracting giants – including Compass Medirest, Serco, Mitie and ISS – are today (Tuesday) calling on company chief executives […]
Staff at Royal and Broad Green hospitals to take action following success at Liverpool’s Women’s Hospital and the Walton Centre
Cleaners at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow have today (Friday) voted almost unanimously in favour of strike action against plans to outsource cleaning services. UNISON members voted 99% in favour of industrial action on an 84% turnout. The 220 staff that provide cleaning and domestic services warn that if jobs are transferred to the […]
Another busy month saw UNISON celebrating victories – and launching new campaigns
Staff employed by private contractor call off strike after company agrees to pay them the NHS rate for the job
While MPs got lost down the rabbit hole, UNISON and its members kept their focus on the many other problems afflicting Britain’s workers
Second week of action as private company refuses to pay agreed national NHS rate of pay – despite managers’ pay having risen
Members employed by private contractor at Liverpool Women’s Hospital take action for NHS rates after 100% vote
Cleaners, porters and security and catering staff to take action next week, after their private employer refused to pay them the nationally agreed NHS pay rates
This is great news for staff in Southend