UNISON union

Leeds University workers launch week-long pay strike

By Rebecca Anderson A hundred Unison members picketed Leeds University this morning, an impressive turnout to kick off their week of strike action. Libraries were closed and campus was encircled […]

Rebecca Anderson  ·  20 June 2022

Higher education strikes: escalate and fight for rank and file control

The Higher Education strike has seen vibrant picket lines and a fighting mood up and down the country.

Andy Yorke  ·  01 March 2022

After the Unison local government pay fiasco

The 14.6% turnout in the pay ballot marks a dangerous low point.

A Unison Steward  ·  07 February 2022

NHS, local government, schools: strike for real pay rises!

Only the rank and file can overcome the divided union leaders and deliver votes for industrial action

A Unison Steward  ·  08 December 2021

We need to coordinate public sector pay ballots

By Rebecca Anderson THERE IS a real opportunity for coordinated strike action between two of Britain’s largest workforces: council workers, including school support staff, and hospital employees. If successful, it […]

Rebecca Anderson  ·  27 October 2021

Unions must unite healthworkers’ pay claim

Healthworkers are being balloted over the government's insulting 3% pay offer

Rebecca Anderson  ·  27 August 2021

Health workers can lead public sector revolt on pay

Government offers "insulting" 3%.

Dave Stockton  ·  31 July 2021

Left win control of Unison’s executive – now the fight begins

Branch activists must now co-ordinate real change from below.

Simon Hannah  ·  11 July 2021

NHS pay fight: unite for 15%!

Cross-union strike committees should be elected to unite the unions behind 15% and prepare coordinated action

Rebecca Anderson  ·  12 April 2021

Unison left splits after election defeat

The left should agree a common slate for NEC elections based on based on building a rank-and-file led class struggle union

Jeremy Dewar  ·  11 February 2021

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