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Pay Up Now: We need all UNISON members involved

It may now be August and summer is well under way, but for our major pay campaign – Pay Up Now – it’s still full steam ahead. We’re fighting for all public sector workers to get the pay rise you need and deserve, so there won’t be any let up in the campaign until the […]

News on the UNISON South East site.

Sign. Share. Scrap.

UNISON’s petition calling on the government to scrap the pay cap is getting close to the 100,000-signature mark. Over 73,000 people have signed the petition on the government website in less than two weeks; if it reaches the 100,000-mark the government will be under significant pressure to debate the issue and scrap the cap. UNISON […]

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UNISON/TUC pay lobby

Date
17 October 2017 2:00pm–6:00pm
Location
Parliament Square, Westminster, London

As part of UNISON’s ’Pay Up Now!’ campaign UNISON has persuaded the TUC to call a lobby of Conservative MPs at Westminster ahead of the Budget in November. The lobby on Tuesday 17 October 2017 and involves a rally too. Targeted lobby of Conservative MPs from 2pm – 4pm Rally in Parliament Square from 4.30pm – […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Why public service employers should Pay Up Now!

The first two weeks of October saw UNISON branches across the region organise events to promote the work they do locally and to call for an end to the government’s pay cap. This cap means that the average public sector worker has seen a pay increase of just 4.4% between 2010-2016 – in real terms, […]

News on the UNISON South East site.

It is time for real pay rises for all public service workers, says UNISON

Opening the debate on public sector pay today (Monday) at the Labour Party conference in Brighton, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “For millions of public service workers struggling to survive, there is no more pressing issue than lifting the pay cap. “They’ve suffered years of brutal austerity and vicious attacks on public services, overseen […]

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Scrap the Cap Pay Rally

Date
22 July 2017 11:00am–1:00pm
Location
Guildhall Square, Portsmouth

Opening rally followed by a short march through Commercial Road returning to Guildhall Square for some concluding speakers at 12 Noon This weak government is deeply divided over public sector pay. Firefighters have been offered 2% but the Fire Brigades Union has quite rightly said this is not enough. Teachers have only been offered 1% […]

Event on the UNISON South East site.

Pay cap must be lifted for police staff too, say unions

The government needs to come up with the cash to fund a decent pay rise for police staff this year or jobs and services will be cut, the GMB, UNISON and Unite have warned today (Monday). Police employers have said that without extra money from the Home Office, they are not in a position to make […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.