Environment Agency Pay

UNISON is asking Environment Agency staff whether they would be prepared take industrial action to try to win a better wage rise than the 1.3% that’s been imposed on them. Since 2010 staff have faced a 20% real-terms pay cut. UNISON says staff working for the agency are understandably angry, especially as the increase is way […]

Year of Young Workers

Millennials: Avocados, flat whites and Instagram – right? Not quite. The hipster characterisation masks a much starker reality for the houseless generation. Most young workers are contending with low wages, insecure jobs and no voice at work. This is why UNISON has voted to make 2019 the year of young workers.

It’s mitie unfair – Mitie staff deserve a pay rise too!

Mitie is the private company that Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust contract to provide a number of essential services within its hospitals. Mitie employees are a vital part of the hospital team.  They include cleaners, porters, catering staff, ward hosts, security staff, laundry staff, switchboard operators, the waste team and others.  They work closely alongside their […]