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
Strike by ‘subco’ staff will start on 11 October
This whole policy has been a damaging distraction. Valuable resources that could have gone on improving care have been wasted.
Industrial action vote follows offer of 2% – well below Agenda for Change agreement – for workers transferred to NHS subco
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys trust becomes latest to abandon plans to transfer staff to private wholly owned subsidiary company
UNISON warns that outsourcing hospital staff will create two-tier workforce as trust starts a month of consultations
Packed Teesside meeting highlights health staff’s anger and worry of plans to hand them over to a private company
Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity
Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise