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Care doesn’t stop for Christmas – Community Superstars

9 December 2016 – 28 February 2017

Christmas Day is just a normal day for carers. Rather than sitting down to dinner with their family, these community superstars will be working to provide dignity and care to vulnerable people in their homes and residential centres. Download our campaign postcard as a pdf. To request a batch of campaign postcards contact your branch secretary. […]

Campaign on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

UNISON evidence to Low Pay Commission 2019

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON campaign wins living wage at Cornwall Council

UNISON are thrilled that Cornwall Councillors voted at the full council meeting to re-instate the Living Wage Foundation pay rate for staff at the bottom of the pay structure – the majority being women.  In a joint campaign between the Trade Unions and the Labour Party, councillors were persuaded that Cornwall Council needed to continue […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

Lanarkshire college earns living wage accreditation

Announcement comes as Manchester University becomes 5000th living wage employer and UNISON names and shames colleges over pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Brighton & Hove branch supports the Real Living Wage

Living Wage Week 2017 took place from 5 to 11 November this year. Events took place around the region and UNISON uses the week as an opportunity to celebrate where the Living Wage is paid and focus our campaigning work on increasing the number of accredited Living Wage employers. As part of the week’s festivities, Brighton […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON helps University of Bath win living wage accreditation

The Living Wage Foundation currently sets £9 as the figure to reflect a truer cost of living once inflation is […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON puts major proposal for NHS pay to its members

‘The agreement would mean an end at last to the government’s self-defeating and unfair 1% pay cap,’ says union.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Sunshine and showers – April’s highlights

April may have started with the Easter holidays but there was no rest for UNISON staff, activists and members. And there was only one issue on everyone’s mind – pay.

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

University of Bath agrees to reinstate living wage

The rate is set independently by the Living Wage Foundation every year, reflecting the cost of living. The university will now start paying the […]

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The Living Wage: A briefing and plan for implementation for Catholic schools

The Living Wage: Briefing and implementation plan for Catholic schools. A4 12 pages. Available as a download PDF only

Media on the UNISON National site.