‘NHS staff and their families need a pay award that stops the rot’
This afternoon at the TUC, I was proud to lead the debate on public sector pay. For UNISON’s 1.3 million members, and millions more like them, there is no more important issue.
We’re not satisfied with ending the pay cap. We want to see public sector workers recover the real terms losses they’ve been subjected to over nearly a decade of austerity. It’s completely unjust that public servants have been forced to bear the brunt of bailing out the bankers. It’s completely unsustainable to ask those who our nation relies upon to continue to accept lower pay on a permanent basis.
As part of our Pay Up Now! campaign calling for an end to the pay cap, members have been telling us their stories of living without enough money…
Together, UNISON can win for all public sector workers, wherever you work, and deliver that long-overdue pay rise.
Public sector pay is in the news – but what exactly are the numbers behind the pay cap?
Commenting on the latest inflation figures, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “With inflation much higher than wages, nurses, teaching assistants and care staff are getting poorer. “The government’s harsh approach to public sector pay is completely out of step with the public mood. “Every day the pay cap stays, public sector employees are […]
But employers still haven’t gone ‘far enough’ says UNISON
We’re launching a new campaign, which we’ll be rolling out over the summer, to win all public sector workers the pay rise that you have for so long been denied.