Thousands of key workers died during the pandemic looking after us. In the public services nurses, care workers, cleaners and more made the ultimate sacrifice to help others. This was all the more heart-breaking because for years before COVID-19, these public service workers have been undervalued, underpaid and mainly invisible. Show your support and Join […]
NHS staff deserve a pay rise. Write to your MP now! You might not think that’s exactly a controversial statement – an overwhelming 85% of the public think pay should increase according to a recent UNISON/SavantaComRes poll. The only controversy is how much and how soon. Just 10% of people think health workers should have […]
Council and school workers’ pay has been frozen for years. UNISON is demanding better, fairer pay for all.
The idea behind a living wage is very simple: that a person should be paid enough to live decently and to adequately provide for their family. At its heart is an ethical argument for preventing in-work poverty and ensuring workers are not exploited through low wages.
Public sector workers need a pay rise! For years now, public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. First a freeze then a cap, have seen public sector pay rise by just 4.4% between 2010 and 2016 while the cost of living rose by 22%.