National News

February 7th, 2019
Photo: Peter Hunter

 

“We won!” was the cry as underpaid women workers held a celebratory rally outside Glasgow City Chambers today to mark “a milestone” in their fight for equal pay – a £548m deal to end their long-running dispute.

The deal covers payments to settle up to...

February 6th, 2019

UNISON has called on the government to promote dialogue to foster a peaceful solution to the Venezuelan crisis, instead of stoking tensions.

The UK has joined a number of countries, including Germany, France, Spain, the US, Canada and several Latin American countries, in endorsing Juan...

February 6th, 2019

As we approach the “crisis point” of 29 March, UNISON has three major Brexit concerns, general secretary Dave Prentis told today’s meeting of the union’s national executive council in London.

These are:

  • maintaining workers’ rights;
  • keeping tariff-free, barrier-free...
February 5th, 2019

Outsourced cleaners, catering staff, porters and security officers at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital could take strike action later this month after voting for action over pay by 100% in an 83% turn-out.

There are more than 40 of the hospital workers, who are employed by the private...

February 5th, 2019

Outsourced cleaners, catering staff, porters and security officers at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital could take strike action later this month after voting for action over pay by 100% in an 83% turn-out.

There are more than 40 of the hospital workers, who are employed by the private...

Pages