Tag Archives: Supreme Court

UNISON women welcome councillors decision to end pay discrimination

Glasgow City Council’s City Administration Committee voted today (Wednesday) not to appeal to the Supreme Court in the long running equal pay cases brought by thousands of council employees. The mainly women claimants have been pursuing the council for equal pay since the council introduced its current pay and grading system in 2007 and Action4Equality […]

Time’s up on pay discrimination says UNISON as it calls on Glasgow City Council to end equal pay dispute

UNISON Scotland is calling on Glasgow City Council to put an end to damaging and expensive legal appeals and finally pay women what they are owed. Glasgow’s City Administration Committee will meet tomorrow (Wednesday, January 17) to discuss its next move in the long-running equal pay dispute, estimated to be worth up to £500m. The […]

UNISON legal victory sees employment tribunal fees scrapped

UNISON’s tribunal fee verdict is a victory for everyone in work UNISON UK press release: https://www.unison.org.uk/news/article/2017/07/tribunal-fees-victory/ UNISON has won a landmark court victory today (Wednesday 26 July 2017) against the government, which means that employment tribunal fees will now be scrapped. The Supreme Court – the UK’s highest court – has unanimously ruled that the government […]

UNISON welcomes end of employment tribunal fees in Scotland

Date: Wednesday 2 September 2015 UNISON has welcomed the Scottish Government announcement that it intends to abolish fees for employment tribunals in Scotland. This announcement comes the week after UNISON vowed to go to the UK Supreme Court in its ongoing fight to appeal against the UK government’s decision to introduce employment tribunal fees across the UK – after […]

UNISON wins historic equal pay case worth millions of pounds for members

Date: Wed 26 June 2013 Nearly two thousand women members of UNISON are celebrating a historic equal pay victory today. They have finally demolished the long-running defence by Scottish councils of paying men discriminatory bonuses that are denied to women. The UNISON Scotland members can expect to share in an estimated nearly £12 million in […]