Pay Consultation

The SGE’s Agenda for Change group has considered the results of the pay consultation. Across the UK, most branches and regions responding were in favour of Option A – the earnings maximisation strategy Where branches recommended moving to a pay ballot this was based on very low turnout Health conference in April 2017 endorsed the earnings maximisation strategy. Given the results, UNISON will be working with regions and branches to…


“UNISON is holding an indicative ballot of ambulance staff over the failure of the government and employers to deliver on their promises made at the end of the 2014/15 strike action. A link will be sent directly to the email address we have on our records so you need to keep an eye out for it.

Ambulance workers to be balloted over pay

Ambulance staff, including paramedics, are to be balloted over whether they would be prepared to take industrial action over pay,UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis announced today (Monday). Speaking on the eve of the all-out junior doctors’ strike, he warned they will be next on the picket line unless Jeremy Hunt honours promises made a year ago to improve pay and conditions. In his speech to UNISON’s annual health conference in Brighton,…

UNISON NHS members in England accept government’s pay offer

UNISON members have accepted the government’s pay offer for NHS workers in a ballot that closed today (Tuesday). The results are:

NHS Pay Proposals 2015 – 16

Consultation and Ballot information for branches/members Summary: Health branches in England are asked to note the HSGE position on pay proposals, arrangements for consultative ballot and organise workplace meetings with members to explain the proposals

Detail of the NHS Pay offer including ambulance proposals

Click here to download and read the offer letter from Jeremy Hunt to Christina which the SGE agreed to consult members on. In addition to the NHS offer, the strength of industrial action in the ambulance sector led to the following proposals being added.

Industrial Action planned for this Thursday 29th January 2015 and 25th February 2015 is SUSPENDED

Please note that the Industrial Action planned for this Thursday 29th January 2015 and 25th February 2015 is SUSPENDED.

Call to take 12 Hour strike action Thursday 29th January 2015

Dear UNISON Member, I am writing, as Branch Secretary, to call on you to take strike action again in line with our national NHS pay dispute strategy. To increase pressure on the Government we are calling on you to strike for 12 hours.

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