Tag Archives: Unison

All NHS workers are asking for is fair pay

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It is unacceptable that one in five health workers needs a second job to make ends meet.

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The Living Wage – all in this together

Living wage

We need to drop our own stereotypes and get out of our comfort zones to build alliances with others.

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Austerity economics don’t add up and Scotland’s public services are living through a lost decade

Povertyj

The political energy released during the referendum campaign is focused on inequality during Scotland’s Challenge Poverty Week.

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Ending the public sector pay cap could raise millions

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Lifting the pay cap would be beneficial for both the exchequer and the economy.

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Strong unions won you your rights, not kind-hearted rich men

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Decent pay and conditions for working people didn’t simply fall out of the sky.

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Striking council workers and other public sector employees have a point – enough is enough

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Local government has borne the brunt of the coalition’s ‘austerity’ measures.

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The brutal impact of austerity on Scotland’s public services

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Scotland’s budget is being slashed by more than £6 billion in real terms.

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Nominate your worst example of outsourcing

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Unison are inviting nominations for the all new ‘Wolfie Awards’ – focusing on waste and service failure caused by the outsourcing of public services.

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Outsourcing: the joke has always been on the workers

Unisonj

Contracting out doesn’t improve efficiency – it just makes it easier to pay people less.

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Zero hour contract consultation attracts 36,000 responses

Zero hours contractsj

A government consultation on zero-hours contracts has been flooded with 36,000 responses from people wanting to talk about problems and abuses.

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