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

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

We will be talking to resolve NHS pay dispute for members

But ignoring NHS workers for this long was a big mistake and refusing to take their concerns seriously has been hugely damaging for all involved

University of Brighton and Winchester workers to strike again over wages

Staff at the two universities are taking a third round of strike action over pay

Recap: Environment Agency workers take second day of strike action over pay

Environment Agency workers started a 12-hour strike at 7am on Wednesday 8 February, alongside their Prospect colleagues. Here’s some of the action

Environment Agency staff begin 36 hours of action over pay, says UNISON

Thousands of Environment Agency employees begin to ramp up their dispute over pay today (Tuesday) as they begin a further period of industrial action, including a 12-hour strike, says UNISON. The union is urging the government to stop ignoring the Environment Agency’s “invisible workforce” and begin talks to increase the woeful wages of staff. Poor […]

Unions join forces for Environment Agency strike next week

UNISON and Prospect to walk out on 8 February 2023