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Read more at: AGM Feb 2020

AGM Feb 2020

17 January 2020

The next AGM will be held on Friday 28th February 12.30 to 2pm at The Hicks Room, University Centre. More details to follow...


Read more at: Ballot on Final Pay Offer

Ballot on Final Pay Offer

2 July 2018

Dear Members, The employers' final pay offer of 2% or £425 (whichever is the greater) is noticeably lower than the unions' claim for an increase of 7.5% or £1,500 (whichever is greater) and a minimum wage of £10 per hour. This falls well short of our aim. Recent years have seen a series of below inflation pay rises, which...


Read more at: University of Cambridge to seek Real Living Wage accreditation

University of Cambridge to seek Real Living Wage accreditation

8 February 2018

The University of Cambridge will reinforce and extend its commitment to paying the Real Living Wage (RLW) following a motion to approve the proposal submitted today. The motion was passed in a joint consultation with various unions and Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU). Read more....


Read more at: The Living Wage

The Living Wage

4 December 2017

The Living Wage The idea behind a living wage is very simple: that a person should be paid enough to live decently and to adequately provide for their family. The national minimum wage is too low The highest rate of the statutory national minimum wage is currently £7.50 an hour. This has been proven to be too little for a...


Read more at: Blog: Time to stop FE cuts and invest in education

Blog: Time to stop FE cuts and invest in education

4 December 2017

Blog: Time to stop FE cuts and invest in education https://www.unison.org.uk/news/2017/11/blog-time-stop-fe-cuts-invest-education/


Read more at: The campaign for your pay rise continues

The campaign for your pay rise continues

4 December 2017

The campaign for your pay rise continues Last week’s Budget was an opportunity to bring an end to pay misery for public sector workers. Instead, the government refused to act. UNISON’s response was unequivocal and featured in leading newspapers and blogs, with our general secretary criticising a budget that had ‘left...


Read more at: National Stress Awareness Day, 1st November
National Stress Awareness Day, 1st November

National Stress Awareness Day, 1st November

26 October 2017

National Stress Awareness Day Stress and the management of mental health in the workplace is becoming one of the biggest health concerns. According to UNISON’s 2017 survey on stress , demands on time were the biggest cause of workplace stress. However, with over 60% of employers failing to raise the issue of stress in the...


Get active in your workplace

UNISON needs you. Did you know that people in workplaces with union reps statistically earn more, get more holidays, get better training and are less likely to be discriminated against?

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Help your UNISON branch

Every member of UNISON belongs to a branch. Why not get active by going along to a branch event to meet other UNISON members and find out what the branch is doing? You’ll be made very welcome and it’s a great chance to find out more about what the union is doing for you.

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