Tag Archives: living wage

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‘Why not us?’


Unite is gearing up to mark Living Wage Week with demos outside two London hotels on Wednesday (November 13) as the union seeks to highlight... Read More
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Living Wage boost


At least 180,000 people whose bosses are Living Wage employers will see a boost to their pay packets as the Living Wage Foundation increases its... Read More
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Living wage win


Unite has notched up a further victory in its  campaign to make London’s largest social enterprise leisure services’ provider Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) pay the... Read More
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Living wage pledge win


Hundreds of staff working for the University of Cambridge are set to receive a boost to their pay packets after the university signed up to... Read More
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Broken pledge protest


Unite hotel workers and Citizens UK protested outside a Holiday Inn in London today (November 10), demanding that its parent company Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)... Read More
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Ethical cleaning


London’s first ethical cleaning company, which launched this week, is aiming to provide a better deal for workers in a sector known for low pay... Read More
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An economy that works for us


Neelam Verma today (Monday September 25) represented Unite speaking on the National Policy Forum Work, pensions and equality annual report.   She said, “On Saturday... Read More
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Canteen staff strike


One of the biggest training days for employees at the Fawley oil refinery in Hampshire on Monday, September 25, is set to be disrupted by... Read More
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Low pay nation


The shocking extent to which low pay has gripped the entire country was laid bare today (August 24) in new figures published by the Labour... Read More
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Honour commitments call


Unite is taking its grievances over the anti-union tactics of a top global hotel chain directly to shareholders attending the company’s annual general meeting (AGM)... Read More
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A ‘real living wage’


Labour will increase the minimum wage to £10 if the party wins the 2020 general election, Jeremy Corbyn said today (April 11).   The Labour... Read More
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Gatwick strike vote


Unite members at Gatwick Airport who are employed in assisting passengers with reduced mobility will this week begin voting for strike action in a dispute... Read More
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