Higher education pay ballot result

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

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University staff in Edinburgh vote for strike action

Dispute over outsourcing risk at Queen Margaret University sees 100% vote for action in 75% turn-out

Addaction staff strike over broken pay promises

Local MPs back drug and alcohol support workers, who were told that pay rises would match NHS workers

Bradford hospital members to strike again

indefinite strike planned from 26 August if there is no resolution to outsourcing dispute

Staff at Bradford Hospitals Trust strike over privatisation plans

Two-week action to oppose two-tier workforce

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

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

Bradford hospital staff strike to stay in the NHS

Picket lines mark the start of seven days of action against plans to transfer members to a wholly owned subsidiary private company

Cleaners at Essex hospital call off strike as Trust agrees to their demands

Domestic cleaners at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow have today (Wednesday) called off six days of planned strikes after their employer dropped plans to outsource their jobs. The Trust had been market testing its cleaning and catering services with the aim of putting them out to tender, claiming just last week that it would wait […]

Birmingham care workers celebrate momentous victory

Long-running strike looks to be over

Domestics vote overwhelmingly for strike action to halt privatisation at the Princess Alexandra

Cleaners at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow have today (Friday) voted almost unanimously in favour of strike action against plans to outsource cleaning services. UNISON members voted 99% in favour of industrial action on an 84% turnout. The 220 staff that provide cleaning and domestic services warn that if jobs are transferred to the […]

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

Strike ballot over ‘derisory’ pay for college staff

Hundreds of further education (FE) staff will today (Tuesday) vote on taking strike action over pay, says UNISON. Employees at 14 colleges* across England will take part in the ballot including institutions in Bradford, Norwich and Brighton. The dispute is over a national pay offer** from employers which UNISON has rejected and described as ‘derisory’. The […]