“An essential part of the NHS team…”: Outsourced staff at Prospect Park Hospital strike

Some of the lowest-paid staff at Prospect Park Hospital in Reading are taking strike action in a dispute about pay. The strike is over their employer ISS’s refusal to pay the workers a lump sum worth at least £1,655, which has already been given to hundreds of thousands of people employed directly by the NHS. […]

University staff to hold coordinated strikes over pay, says UNISON

Five Universities in the South East taking strike action on 2 and 3 October 2023.

Striking workers by a sign for the University of Sussex

We’re not paid Kenough! University of Sussex strike (day 2)

Thursday 17 August saw day 2 of the strike by professional services staff at the University of Sussex. Here’s what happened.

A group of stiking workers at the UNiversity of Sussex.

University of Sussex staff on strike (day 1)

On 16 August 2023, professional services staff from the University of Sussex walked out for 48 hours in a dispute over pay. Here’s a round-up from day 1 on the picket lines.

Sussex University strike over pay ramps up next week, says UNISON

Industrial action will take place during ‘clearing week’, which will disrupt the process of filling courses with vacant spots, the union says.

Council and school staff begin strike ballot over pay

The ballot runs from 23 May to 4 July 2023 and covers tens of thousands of council and school workers in the region.

Stunning victory against outsourcing at the University of Surrey

Facilities staff at the university are celebrating after winning their campaign against privatisation by the backdoor and cuts to terms and conditions.

University strikes loom unless pay increases

Staff at the University of Sussex and University of Winchester vote to strike over pay

Local government protests over pay are spreading

From Rother to Reigate, UNISON members are saying they refuse to be left behind on pay

Care Quality Commission staff will work to rule over pay

Hundreds of staff at the Care Quality Commission (CQC) are to work to rule from next week in a dispute over pay, says their union UNISON today (Friday).

Decisive outcome as UNISON members vote to accept NHS pay offer in England

Almost three-quarters of health members voted to accept the offer with over 150,000 having their say

Environment agency workers to walk out for four more days

The government needs a properly staffed Environment Agency if natural habitats and water sources are to be protected.

Raise wage offer and prevent more university strikes, says UNISON

Staff at the Universities of Sussex and Winchester are being balloted for strike action over pay from 4 April

Surrey County Council staff vote overwhelmingly to reject pay offer

Over 87% of UNISON members reject ‘inadequate’ pay offer and vote to move to a formal strike ballot

Environment agency workers begin fresh wave of industrial action

UNISON members working at the agency have seen pay fall since 2011, meaning that staff effectively work one day a week for free