UNISON calls for outsourcing inquiry after new research

Research from the Smith Institute shows that low-paid workers bear the brunt of contracting-out as their pay and conditions get worse

Last chance to vote in academies pay ballot

Crucial vote on academies pay strike closes on Wednesday

Police unions register a formal trade union dispute over pay

Employers refuse to return to negotiating table after unions reject 1% pay offer

Unions mobilise for an autumn of pay protests

Members across local government, health and education say ‘enough is enough’

‘Use your vote’, health members urged

Dave Prentis calls on NHS members in England to use their vote as industrial action ballot opens

Have your say on the national minimum wage

The Low Pay Commission is running an online survey on the national minimum wage to inform a report to the government – have your say before 26 September

Care UK strikers lobby Bridgepoint again

Care UK strikers headed back to London today, to lobby parent company Bridgepoint Capital in their ongoing dispute over pay

Pay protests hit towns across the country

‘Locked out’ local government and school workers protest against low pay and call for a decent pay offer

Time to lobby Scottish councillors on pay

Local government members in Scotland are being urged to lobby councillors across the country in the run-up to their industrial action ballot

Food Standards Agency workers set to strike over pay

Meat inspectors, official veterinarians and support staff employed by the Food Standards Agency in England, Wales and Scotland are set to strike next week in a dispute over pay

MP backs UNISON’s ethical care charter

‘Homecare staff look after our parents, our brothers and sisters, our friends’ says David Crausby as he signs petition urging Bolton council to sign charter

Meat inspectors vote to strike

63% of members vote for action; industrial action authorised

Police pay consultation

Police staff urged to reject 1% offer in pay consultation and move to a ballot for industrial action

Care UK strikers take pay dispute to London

‘This dispute is not going away any time soon’ say defiant care workers

Speak out on 18 October

Dave Prentis issues rallying call to make October demo the the biggest this country has ever seen