Staff including porters and cleaners employed by healthcare facilities firm OCS paid less than NHS colleagues
UNISON members have won the battle to keep their NHS jobs, after threats to transfer workers to a wholly owned subsidiary were made in April 2019
Wholly owned subsidiary plans dropped
Eleventh hour agreement to discuss alternative options
UNISON to present its case to trust for services to remain in-house
indefinite strike planned from 26 August if there is no resolution to outsourcing dispute
July might have meant the start of the summer holidays proper, but UNISON and our members are still on the case
Picket lines mark the start of seven days of action against plans to transfer members to a wholly owned subsidiary private company
UNISON will be making full use of this guidance in our scrutiny of any future trust plans to set up subsidiaries
UNISON members win in the courts and through industrial action
Everyone who works in the NHS has a vital role to play in our health service, and this strike action has shown that those subjected to the subco regime are still NHS workers, and willing to fight for the pay and conditions that entails.
Two months of industrial action and campaigning shows why we need to go for growth, executive hears
There’s no good reason to pay staff a pound less than others doing the same job, just because they’re employed by a subco. UNISON will stand with these striking workers – and others fighting unfair subcos – every step of the way as they fight for the wages they deserve.
‘I’ve never had to go on strike before, but we’re all standing together and I’m not scared’ – hospital domestic Andrea Lea
Outsourced ‘subco’ workers reject latest pay offer as still below NHS pay