‘The gloves are off – this year, more than ever, we need a strong campaign’ conference hears
Talks about the much-needed review of the NHS pay structure and the decent wage rise can now begin.
Almost 150,000 people signed the petition calling to scrap the public sector pay cap, and as a result, MPs debated the issue in Parliament this week.
The unions are putting the offer to their committees for consideration
A letter to the Prime Minister – “After a life fighting for the interests of working people I am under no illusions about your government’s real plans. As things stand, it looks like you have no plan to restore public sector pay to pre-crisis levels. Nor do you have a plan to stop year on year pay misery, or to find a way of stemming the steady flow of disillusioned staff exiting our under pressure public services.”
UNISON’s petition calling on the government to scrap the public sector pay cap and give NHS, council, police and schools staff a decent pay rise will be debated today (Monday) in Parliament. Ahead of the debate, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has written to the Prime Minister to ask her why the Budget failed to […]
After the Budget failed to deliver for public service workers’ pay, the fight moves on
The budget was another opportunity for Philip Hammond and Theresa May to show they had understood the anger caused by their government, and a nation’s fear of what impact their attacks are having on communities and future generations. It was an opportunity they didn’t deserve. It was an opportunity they squandered.
The council is backing UNISON’s campaigns on ending the public sector pay cap and promoting dignity in social care
Local government workers are the lowest paid in the public sector. This pay rise is affordable and long overdue.
Giving public service workers a pat on the back isn’t going to put food on their table
UNISON recommends rejection of pay offer of 1% or £250 from Association of Colleges in online ballot which runs until 17 November
UNISON disabled members’ conference hears challenge to ‘double efforts’ in the face of a chaotic and uncaring government
UNISON executive receives update on work around pay and agrees next steps
Together, united, we can break this immoral pay cap for all public-sector workers. All deserve the pay rises they’ve been denied. All deserve an end to attacks on their jobs, their services and their wages. The Tories will pay the price for their failure and for letting public servants down. And we will hold them to account for what they have done to public services – at the ballot box and every day until then.