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English sixth form workers accept pay offer

New agreement sees 1% pay rise backdated to September and abolition of three lowest pay rates from 1 January this year

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All emergency service workers want for Christmas is to be paid their worth

Responding to a TUC analysis published today (Friday) that found emergency service workers have suffered real pay cuts of up to £3,300 since 2011, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Every year emergency service workers put their lives on hold so the rest of us can enjoy the festive season. “We know they are there […]

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Sixth-form workers consulted on pay offer for 2016/17

Consultation starts on 1% pay offer and deletion of lowest pay points in English sixth form colleges

Autumn Statement: little, if anything, for beleaguered public services

Aside from those on the very lowest wages, the pay misery for school, hospital and town hall staff goes on. The government’s stubborn refusal to end the one per cent pay cap means wages are lagging way behind rising food and fuel prices, causing real financial hardship.

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The price of fashion

The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh shocked the world – since then, UNISON has helped the garment workers fight for their rights

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North Ayrshire – a living wage employer

UNISON welcomes accreditation for latest Scottish council

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FE consultation on English employers’ offer now open

Members in English further education have until 4 November to respond to the consultation on the employers’ ‘first and final’ pay offer

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Evidence submitted to NHS pay review body

UNISON puts the case for fair pay for the 2017/18 pay round

Teaching assistants’ pay should be set the same way as teachers, says UNISON

The pay of teaching assistants should be agreed nationally like that of teachers, then local councils would not be able to undermine their earnings and working conditions, says UNISON today (Wednesday). Unlike teachers, many teaching assistants now get paid only during term time. Government spending cuts have forced cash-strapped local authorities to move them to […]

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Scotland’s FE workers to strike on Tuesday 6 September

First national strike will take place in support of fair pay and parity with lecturer colleagues

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Higher education members vote on strike action over pay

Higher education members will be voting over strike action as a result of a 1.1% pay offer for the majority of staff

No-one should be forced to choose between paying the rent and feeding their kids

Over three million households (one in eight UK households) are paying more than 25% of their household income on repaying unsecured debts.

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Scottish college workers vote to strike in pay dispute

College employers urged to use negotiations on 25 August to agee pay fairness or strikes will mark the start of new academic year

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HE members to be balloted on action over pay

Summer ballot will see members asked to vote for strike to improve university employers’ 1.1% offer

Higher education pay offer rejected

UNISON calls on employers to begin dispute resolution procedure after offering a ‘pittance’ to staff