UNISON recommends higher education staff reject ‘inadequate’ pay offer

A pay offer to higher education staff falls far short of the annual rise they deserve as university bosses have seen their salaries soar, says UNISON. The union’s higher education executive has now agreed unanimously to recommend the “inadequate” 2019/20 pay offer from UCEA higher education national employers should be rejected. UNISON will now undertake […]

HE employers make final pay offer

UNISON’s service group executive will meet on 7 May to decide response and consultation procedures

Hospital catering workers strike on May Day

Outsourced Doncaster and Bassetlaw hospital members plan 11 days of strikes in May to win health service pay rise

Police staff publish 5% pay claim for England and Wales

Unions publish joint claim which also calls for two lowest pay points to be deleted

Police staff unions submit pay claim

England and Wales pay claim seeks 5% increase, while addressing a number of issues, including annual leave disparity

Higher ed pay talks open

Joint unions submit pay claim for 2019-20 as negotiations get under way

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‘The only people who will deliver for social care workers are this union,’ conference delegates hear

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Living Wage Foundation data shows extent of low wages

Liverpool hospital staff give 100% backing to industrial action

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UNISON branch treasurer’s determination wins fair pay for college staff

‘At first it was gut instinct,’ says Julie Robinson, who challenged an error in how term-time staff at West Midlands sixth form college were being paid

Wythenshawe Sodexo staff win NHS pay rates

Moves toward industrial action ballot see Manchester hospital’s facility staff welcome in the new year with a pay boost

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Conference sets ambitious pay policy for 2019

Higher education delegates call for RPI +3% pay rise as they demand ‘an end to insulting and derisory’ offers

Christina McAnea speaking to higher education conference

‘You do fabulous work; you deserve decent pay’

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea praises members and activists as she opens higher education conference