Category Archives: Pay/The Cuts

Landmark UNISON case confirms minimum annual leave for all workers......

Court of Appeal ruling has implications for hundreds of thousands of employees.  Click here to read more.

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Unions call for a 10% pay rise for local government workers......

Council staff have paid a heavy price during the years of austerity.  Click here to read more.

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UNISON Conference 2019 – Library volunteers skyrocket to more than 51,000......

The Morning Star reports ““UNPRECEDENTED” levels of cuts have seen the number of local library volunteers skyrocket to over 51,000 since the Tories took power.  Click here to read more.

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Bridging the gender pay gap......

With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap.  Click here to read more.

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UN report compares Tory welfare policies to creation of workhouses......

Ministers in denial about impact of austerity since 2010, says poverty expert.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest Council’s top earners revealed as Town Hall Rich List is published......

The largest salary packages from Waltham Forest Council employees have been revealed – with more making more than £100,000 than in previous years.  Click here to read more.

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One wage for all ages......

UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage.  Click here to read more.

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Four million British workers live in poverty, charity says......

Number of workers entering poverty rising faster than employment… click here to read more.

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Council workers pawning belongings to make ends meet, says UNISON......

Some council staff struggling on low wages are resorting to taking their possessions to pawnbrokers, says a UNISON report published last week.  Click here to read more.

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Ban zero-hours contracts......

We need an outright ban on zero-hours contracts.

Too many workers are being denied job security, sick pay and holiday pay – and insecure work is out of control.  Click here to read more and sign the TUC petition.

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