Tag Archives: Pay Up Now!

Pay Up Now! campaign goes to parliament

There will be a photo opportunity for the media at the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 20 December at 12pm. UNISON will deliver 5000 ‘fair pay’ christmas cards to constituency MSPs at the Scottish Parliament to support demands that the government pay up on NHS pay. Shona Robinson MSP, Scottish Minister for Health, will meet UNISON […]

STUC budget day rally – December 14

The STUC is holding a budget day rally as part of its co-ordinated campaign for public service investment and public service workers’ pay. To coincide with the Scottish budget, unions will demonstrate the strength of anger across the public sector and highlight the impact of year on year cuts across services.  Representation from across all […]

STUC budget day rally 14 December

The STUC is holding a Budget Day rally as part of its coordinated campaign for public service investment and public workers’ pay. Following a successful campaign summit in November, unions are increasing the pressure locally and across Scotland. To coincide with the Scottish Budget, unions will demonstrate the strength of anger across public workers and […]

Edinburgh march and rally photos and video

Over 5,000 public service workers marched through Edinburgh on 7 October as part of UNISON’s Pay Up Now! Campaign, which is keeping pressure on both the Scottish and Westminster governments to end the pay cap and give all workers a decent pay rise. Public service employees have seen their pay held back right across the […]

Scottish Government Pay Policy

The Scottish Government’s annual pay policy covers UNISON members in NDPB’s, public corporations, fire and police. It also indirectly impacts on the rest of the public sector through its influence on budget allocations. In this submission to the government’s stakeholder consultation, we welcome the lifting of the 1% pay cap and set out the case for a […]

All NHS staff need a pay rise that’s above inflation, say Scottish health unions

Following the statement, that NHS unions are today (Friday) breaking with tradition and submitting a pay claim directly to the UK government on behalf of more than one million health workers across the UK. NHS unions in Scotland say they will be meeting Scottish employers on (Wednesday) 20 September submit the exact same pay claim to their […]

Pay up now

For years now public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. First a freeze then a cap, resulting in public sector pay, across the UK, rising by just 4.4% between 2010 and 2016 while the cost of living rose by 22%. That’s no way to treat hardworking […]