UNISON has written to universities minister Jo Johnson to call for more transparency in decision-making over pay in the higher education sector.
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 […]
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.
First meeting of new national executive council gets straight down to business
National delegate conference agrees to a raft of measures to push forward the campaign against the government’s pay cap and, with it, in-work poverty
With just a few days until the election, UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on two of the issues most important to our members
Members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have their say on claim, while Scottish council workers vote on action over employers’ offer
Higher education employers have made a full and final offer on pay for 2017-18, following the conclusion of pay negotiations
UNISON and fellow further education unions ask for ‘inflation plus’ pay rises from September
Responding to government figures released today (Wednesday) that show average earnings have increased by 2.2%, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Public sector staff have certainly not seen their earnings increase in many years. “Instead, their pay keeps falling behind inflation meaning nurses, care workers and town hall staff are suffering real financial hardship. It’s […]
Latest offer ‘does not meet members’ expectations’ and needs to be improved, joint unions tell UCEA at most recent talks
Welsh health board offers increases of up to £1,900 a year after strike by staff paid less than colleagues working for neighbouring boards
‘Higher education workers deserve fair pay’ conference declares as it sets out plans to build joint pay claim with fellow unions
New agreement sees 1% pay rise backdated to September and abolition of three lowest pay rates from 1 January this year