Tag: unison

NHS: We demand a living wage!

On 5 June, Unison – the biggest trade union in health – is organising a day of protest over pay. And there is plenty for us to protest about. The recommendation of the NHS Pay Review Body this year was for an across the board rise of 1%. 1%! …After […]

Glasgow City Council workers walkout

By Philip Stott, 16th September 2013 Around 60 Glasgow City Council staff, Unison members employed as part of the Social Work Homeless Team, have agreed to walk out on unofficial action tomorrow in protest at the suspension of a Unison member on Friday and anger over caseloads. A member of […]

Defend the Four: Court awards £49,000

By Glenn Kelly, Unison (personal capacity) On Friday 9 August, the employment tribunal dealing with the Unison leadership’s illegal banning of the ‘Socialist Party Four’ from office issued its judgement as to what compensation Unison would have to pay. The compensation follows the 2011 ruling that found the Union leadership […]

Unison leader ‘gets it wrong’ over action on pay

Local government workers have had three years of pay freeze, as well as facing cuts in pay and conditions of service and massive job losses. That is why many members welcomed Unison general secretary Dave Prentis’ photo shoot at Unison conference in June 2012, when he took a hammer and […]