As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union
Money is getting tight – but what do the figures say about how much, or more accurately how little, our wages have kept pace with the costs we have to pay each week?
University of Leicester security workers’ petition attracts nearly 1,000 signatures in days – why not add your support?
UNISON members win in the courts and through industrial action
‘I’ve never had to go on strike before, but we’re all standing together and I’m not scared’ – hospital domestic Andrea Lea
Outsourced ‘subco’ workers reject latest pay offer as still below NHS pay
Strike by ‘subco’ staff will start on 11 October
Industrial action vote follows offer of 2% – well below Agenda for Change agreement – for workers transferred to NHS subco
Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity
Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise
Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea says Treasury ‘should have come up with the money to fund all these pay promises’
Pay increase at north-west England housing group follows rejection of 2% offer and a ballot for industrial action
Over a million hospital cleaners, nurses, security guards, physiotherapists, emergency call handlers, paramedics, midwives, radiographers and other NHS staff across England will now benefit from a three-year pay deal, say health unions today (Friday). Since March when the offer was first made, the 14 unions have been asking NHS staff whether they want to accept […]
The University and College Union (UCU) and UNISON have today (Tuesday) welcomed a U-turn from the Association of Colleges (AoC) over pay talks for staff in further education. At the start of the month the AoC said that it would not discuss a pay claim for 2018/19 while UCU members were still in dispute at […]