National News

March 23rd, 2018

UNISON is urging members at universities across the UK who are members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme to vote for strike action to defend their pension scheme, which employers want to change from a ‘defined benefit’ scheme to a ‘defined contribution’ scheme.

That would mean...

March 21st, 2018

Today, we can say with absolute certainty, that the government’s self-defeating pay cap has been scrapped in the NHS. That is to be welcomed.

The NHS pay offer unveiled today has certainly been a long time coming. Seven years of pay freezes and wage increases well below the cost of living...

March 21st, 2018

Today we can say with absolute certainty, that the government’s self-defeating pay cap has been scrapped in the NHS. That is to be welcomed.

The NHS pay offer unveiled today has certainly been a long time coming. Seven years of pay freezes and wage increases well below the cost of living...

March 21st, 2018

UNISON today unveiled a proposal for a far-reaching modernisation of the NHS pay structure in England over the next three years, which would result in significant pay rises for every single member of staff and could turn the tide of the NHS staffing crisis.

The union has led intense and...

March 21st, 2018

Over a million hospital porters, 999 call handlers, healthcare assistants, nurses, midwives and other NHS staff across England are being offered long overdue pay rises of between 6.5% and 29% over the next three years, say health unions today (Wednesday).

Under the proposed agreement –...

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