Minimum wage rates increase

New minimum wage rates come into force across UK, including ‘national living wage’

UNISON members who are citizens of other EU countries line up on Parliament Square, Westminster, with #Righttostay placards

Universities urged to support EU staff

Higher education conference calls on employers to give practical support staff to 12,500 support staff dealing with uncertainty following Brexit vote

Defending our EU members

UNISON members who are EU citizens gathered to share their experiences since June’s referendum and their concerns about what happens next

Dave Prentis calls for full transparency on EU negotiations

General secretary will urge the government to consult trade unions throughout negotiations to leave the European Union when he meets cabinet minister David Davis

New living wage rates announced

UNISON welcomes increase to £8.45 (outside London) and £9.75 (London) an hour at start of Living Wage Week

How I became a Brit with a German passport, and why I no longer am

Anke Plummer blogs about her experience as an EU migrant in the UK

cash

A fairer national minimum wage remains an ‘urgent need’

UNISON reasserts the ‘ultimate goal’ for UK minimum wage policy, in its submission to the Low Pay Commission

Homecare workers, illegal payments and when the sums just don’t add up

It used to take Judith Montgomery three and a half hours to earn two hours’ pay.

UNISON urges government to end national scandal over homecare minimum wage cheats

Failure to honour the minimum wage is endemic across the care sector as many homecare workers are unpaid for the time they travel between home visits – which can be up to a fifth of their working day, says UNISON today (Thursday). The union is urging the government to end the systematic underpayment that it […]

Add your name to the call for EU citizens’ right to remain

UNISON stands with all those who have a right to work in this country and will continue to defend their right to do so – Dave Prentis

£35k migrant worker minimum salary doesn’t add up for NHS workers

NHS staffing crisis worsened by government migrant rules

UNISON welcomes dignity and respect campaign for cleaners

EHRC campaign is ‘a big step in the right direction for often invisible workforce’ says union general secretary