In order to be able to survive, people have to constantly go up to their managers and ask for more hours, saying they can’t make ends meet. Click here to read more.
Employers see little incentive to offer big pay rises despite fears of future labour shortages as unemployment hits a more than 40-year low. Click here to read more.
Someone from the richest fifth of households earned an average of 88 per cent more than those from the poorest families in 2012, with the equivalent gap in 2000 just 47 per cent. Click here to read more.
All UNISON members are encouraged to attend the lobby. Assemble at 9.30am, 59½ Southwark Street, SE1 0AL, a short walk from London Bridge station and tube, with London Councils meeting at 10.30am. See attached flyer for further details.
Labour has condemned a “mutual backscratching society” of bosses, as new figures reveal it would take an ordinary worker two lifetimes to earn the average pay of a FTSE 100 chief executive. Click here to read more.
Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims are unlawful, Supreme Court rules. Click here to read more.
A council has been accused of unjustly calling itself a London Living Wage employer amid claims a contractor is pulling a care service over staff pay concerns Click here to read more.
One in 20 does not get statutory holiday pay, one in 12 does not get payslip and £1.2bn in wages are unpaid annually, says study. Click here to read more.
Our Members are under immense pressure, experiencing an incomparable deterioration in the value of their pay, the widespread shredding of terms and conditions, job losses on a historic scale and persistent insecurity, as well as ever-increasing workloads, pressure and stress.…
British workers will suffer a fall in real wages in both 2017 and 2018, as workers in most other advanced economies see their pay rise, according to new TUC analysis released today (Wednesday).