UNISON launches consultation over NHS rise that meets neither expectations nor real living wage

Rise doesn’t fulfil government’s own pledge to level up The government has failed to honour its own ‘levelling up’ promises with the disappointing 3% pay rise for NHS workers in England, says UNISON. The award announced last week doesn’t meet the real living wage of £9.50 per hour for the lowest paid health service workers […]

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All eyes on the PM to give health staff a decent pay rise

No more delay tactics over deserved wage rise 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, says UNISON today (Wednesday). Ministers have repeatedly said they will await the recommendations of the NHS […]

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OUR KEY WORKERS DESERVE MORE

Key workers kept us safe during the pandemic.  While many of us worked at home, NHS staff, carers, refuse collectors, teaching assistants and police staff put themselves at greater risk to be there for us. They looked after the sick and the vulnerable. They made sure our communities functioned by ensuring bins were emptied and […]

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London Package 2021 – Improving Working Lives

At our branch meeting today (24 March 2021) we discussed and agreed to send the following letter to the London Ambulance Service CEO. It was also discussed at our AGM. Dear Garrett, In 2014 our late great friend, Branch Secretary of LAS UNISON – Eric Roberts, wrote to the London Ambulance Service CEO at the […]

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One per cent pay rise “is the worst kind of insult”

The public will be horrified. NHS staff will think it’s some kind of joke Commenting on the publication today (Thursday) of the Department of Health and Social Care paper on workforce funding and pay – recommending a 1% pay rise for NHS staff in England – UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “No wonder the chancellor […]

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Email your MP

We are campaigning for an immediate pay rise of £2,000 for all NHS staff. We need your MP to ask the Prime Minister a simple question – why wait? Act now. Email your MP. When we launched our campaign a few weeks ago many of you asked how you could get involved. Many of you have already taken part in […]

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ONE TEAM – 2K – PAY UP NOW

As the biggest trade union in the ambulance sector, UNISON understands the role you play and continue to play in dealing with the pandemic. Now it’s time for the government to recognise this and turn their applause and warm words for NHS staff into a meaningful and early pay rise. This is why UNISON led […]

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