That was the year that was – the year in UNISON

As 2018 draws to a close we look back on a memorable year with the UK’s biggest union

Glasgow women to march in their fight for equal pay

Suffragettes will lead Scottish demonstration in continuing struggle over grading system and equal pay

Winning with UNISON

‘You don’t have to accept something when an employer is in the wrong – you can challenge it and by standing together you can win’

UNISON wins £70,000 pay-out for hospital cleaners

22 union members in Torquay receive damages after being made sick by hazardous chemical disinfectant

Photograph of the Glasgow branch banner

Glasgow IT workers win job protection

Members vote in favour of package which keeps employment status after outsourcing battle that saw membership increase by 40%

Liverpool John Moores University agrees to pay living wage

John Moores joins ‘growing number’ of universities gaining accreditation as living wage employers

Middlesex University branch wins living wage commitment

Outsourced cleaners ‘so happy’ as six-month campaign pays off with promise of pay rise

Government withdraws plan to stop check-off for subs payment

‘Now at least UNISON can concentrate on campaigning to protect public sector employees at work and the services they deliver’

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UNISON congratulates Merthyr Tydfil council’s wage rise decision

Labour council raises pay for lowest-paid staff to £8.39 per hour

UNISON welcomes halt to mental health trust’s pension sacrifice plan

Trust’s management withdraws plans to offer more pay to nurses if they sacrifice pension contributions

UNISON secures holiday pay ruling for workers

Thousands of workers will now be able to claim holiday pay previously denied them thanks to a successful ruling today (Monday) on a case brought by UNISON member Joe Lock. The decision means that from now on the amount that employees get paid for their holiday must be based on both their basic pay and […]

Caseworker Mitsy Harmon-Russell

‘UNISON means? Confidence, learning and not getting a pay cut’

Careworker Mitsy tells her story

UNISON wins equal pay settlement for Fife women

More than 1,400 women will benefit after settlement worth millions reached on claims

woman holding living wage sign

Rhondda Cynon Taf council set to implement living wage

UNISON campaign wins living wage to low-paid members

British Gas and Centrica receive living wage accreditation

UNISON plays lead role in a ‘crucial step’ towards a fair wage for energy workers