Hundreds of the lowest-paid workers at North Devon District Hospital are being denied a pay rise worth at least £1,655, says UNISON today (Tuesday).
Staff employed by Wiltshire Health and Care* say they are being denied a pay rise worth £1,655 that has been paid to other NHS workers. In the ballot, 95% of staff who took part backed strikes if they are not paid fairly.
Following the majority union vote in favour of accepting the government’s pay offer at the NHS staff council today (Tuesday), ministers and employers must ensure health workers get their money as soon as possible, says UNISON. UNISON head of health Sara Gorton, who chairs the union group on the NHS staff council, said: “NHS workers […]
A separate pay structure for nurses is not the answer to wage-grading problems in the NHS for healthcare professionals.
UNISON head of health Sara Gorton comments on the NHS pay offer for 2022-23 and 2023-24.
Around 350,000 NHS employees, working for more than 250 health trusts and boards across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, are being asked to vote for strike action over pay this winter from today.
UNISON has initiated a formal dispute after most NHS workers were given just a £1,400 wage rise for this year, falling way short of the inflation-busting increase health unions wanted.
UNISON has launched the next stage of its NHS pay campaign, which is urging members to Pledge Yes for the NHS.
An ice cream van pulled up to Mount Gould Hospital in Plymouth this morning as UNISON handed out treats for NHS staff.
UNISON staff and stewards were out on the road all week in the Bristol and Bath area with our very own organising van.
A 3% offer for NHS staff was announced by the government this evening. The offer falls short of UNISON’s claim for £2,000 for every member of the NHS. UNISON’s health committee will meet to discuss the next steps. More follows.
Thousands of health workers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be looking to the Prime Minister to announce his decision on the long-awaited NHS pay rise in the coming days. Ministers have repeatedly said they will await the recommendations of the NHS pay review body (on which they have attempted to set a 1% […]
Porters, domestics, security and help desk workers at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust are missing out on a pay increase that was due in April. Mitie, who employs the staff, claims to be a Real Living Wage employer, and yet has failed to deliver on the promise of an annual pay increase in line with the […]
People are being asked to stand on their doorsteps and balconies tonight (Thursday) to slow handclap the government over its proposal for a 1% pay rise for NHS staff. The public action – backed by UNISON, health unions and the TUC – is the latest step in the campaign to achieve fair pay for health […]
Unions representing NHS staff across the UK say the chancellor has let down hard-working health workers by failing to announce a pay rise for them in the Budget. UNISON head of health Sara Gorton, who also chairs the NHS group of unions, said: “The chancellor had a golden opportunity to show the government values exhausted […]