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Success on pay negotiations at South East Water

UNISON pay negotiations at South East Water have yielded an above inflation pay rise. Staff will get a 3% pay rise which will keep wages in line with the forecasted cost of living. Caroline Fife Regional Organiser said ” UNISON put a lot of work into the pay claim focusing on the high cost of […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

Drastic action needed to lift five million households out of water poverty

A new UNISON report finds that almost a quarter of households in England and Wales struggle to pay their water bills, with few effective social tariffs available to ease the burden

Article, News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Members among Tunisian victims

UNISON is sad to confirm that three members were among the 38 people killed in the Tunisia terrorist attack

News on the UNISON National site.

United Utilities pensions closure plan rejected

Unions at North West utilities firm consider next steps after rejecting plans to close final salary scheme to all staff

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Secret trade agreement ‘a battle between big business and everybody else’

‘Predatory’ US multinationals waiting to descend on Europe’s public services, Glasgow delegates told

Article on the UNISON National site.

Making Waves for the Living Wage – the tide is turning in our favour

Today we’re launching a new campaign – “Making Waves for the Living Wage” calling on all UK the water industry to sign up as accredited Living Wage employers with the Living Wage Foundation.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Water industry a ‘money-making machine’ that can well afford the living wage

Water, environment and transport conference voices determination to fight for the living wage

Article on the UNISON National site.

Shadow minister praises UNISON’s work for a living wage water industry

WET conference vows to keep up the pressure to ensure “the living wage for all in the water industry”

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘No more cuts to the Environment Agency’

UNISON calls on government to maintain Aagency funding in wake of floods

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON members are working flat out

As wind and rain batters the north of England I want to pay tribute to our members

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON will act against ‘Orwellian’ call-centre conditions

Call centre working, facility time and safety in the water industry dominated UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

From floods to food banks

Environment Agency staff take industrial action after seeing a 20% drop in pay over the last decade

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Holding back the tide

UNISON members working at the Thames Barrier represent the ‘epitome’ of public service

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.