Birmingham University strikes cancelled as low-paid workers secure pay increase

Low-paid staff will receive an extra £817 a year

NHS needs investment instead of unpaid overtime

Responding to new Labour Party analysis published today (Friday) suggesting NHS staff work one million hours of unpaid overtime each week, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The NHS is running on fumes after years of underfunding. Chronic understaffing has left us with a system propped up by the goodwill of devoted health workers. “It […]

Northern Ireland NHS staff and social workers back strike action, says UNISON

The ballot concentrated on safe staffing levels and pay parity, as health workers in Northern Ireland are paid less than their colleagues in Britain.

Police staff agree two-year pay deal in Scotland

Police Scotland members say ‘yes’ to 3.25% pay rise this year and 3% next year

UNISON sign at the union's centre in London

Drug and alcohol workers take pay fight to Addaction’s London HQ

Drug and alcohol support workers will be demonstrating outside the headquarters of employer Addaction today (Wednesday), over broken pay promises, says UNISON. Fifteen employees from Leigh and Wigan – who are midway through a five-day strike – will be in the capital to force the charity to listen to their demands for fair pay. The […]

Police staff vote for pay rise

Staff in England and Wales give 93% ‘yes’ vote for 2.5% pay rise – or 3.1% for those on the lowest rate

Higher education pay ballot result

University workers vote 2-1 for strike action, but ballot does not meet the threshold for legal strike action

Members travel to Downing Street to demand living wage

Birmingham unions and council join forces to demand funding for 10% pay rise and £10 an hour minimum

Out-of-pocket workers to take on outsourcing giant in legal battle

Workers should not be saddled with debt for years because of the blunders of a company

Blackpool hospital staff begin two-day strike

Private company Compass claims it can’t afford an 82p pay rise despite generating £1.7bn in profit and paying their boss £4.6m

Outsourced NHS staff in Blackpool and St Helens strike over pay and conditions   

Compass employees demand pay parity, while staff in Liverpool celebrate their own victory

No new pay rise for English school support staff

Chancellor’s pay announcement only applies to teachers – and schools will have to find the bulk of the money themselves

Members with placards form picket line at Birmingham University

Birmingham University members strike

Noisy, colourful and good humoured pickets call for fair pay

Members standing with banner reading: NHS pay – fighting for fair pay for NHS staff

North West hospital staff to strike for pay equality

Members at three NHS trusts deliver 100% vote for strikes to win NHS rates for all staff

HE members to vote on industrial action over pay

Ballot will start in autumn following rejection of employers’ final pay offer