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UNISON to organise ballot in academy schools

Aug 05

UNISON is set to ballot members working in academy schools on industrial action over pay.

Exemptions - why we took a tough line ahead of the strike

Jul 08

UNISON has made the decision regionally that there will be NO exemptions for Life and Limb Cover for the strike action on Thursday and has responded to Somerset County Council in accordance with that decision.

Local government and school support workers in Somerset to strike over pay

Jul 08

Carers, social workers, refuse collectors, street cleaners and teaching assistants will be among thousands of local council and school support workers in Somerset set to strike on the 10th July as part of a nationwide action over pay.

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UNISON welcomes Miliband's pledge on National Minimum Wage


Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers are on the minimum wage and many have to rely on state benefits, beg at foodbanks or fall prey to payday loan sharks to make ends meet.

Last chance to vote in academies pay ballot


Crucial vote on academies pay strike closes on Wednesday

Police unions register a formal trade union dispute over pay


Employers refuse to return to negotiating table after unions reject 1% pay offer

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