Tag Archives: Low pay

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‘Grossly unfair’


Waiters at Carluccio’s are joining Unite after the firm introduced a tipping policy that will leave some staff up to £400 a month worse off.... Read More
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Left in the dark


Yesterday (Sunday September 9) Unite delegate Syed Nahid Uddin spoke to a packed hall at Trade Union Congress conference in Manchester in support of motion 31... Read More
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‘Last straw’


Cleaners, caterers, librarians, administrators, exams officers and other low-paid staff at the University of Southampton will lose thousands of pounds in their retirement if proposed... Read More
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Respect


There’s an unmistakable look that night workers have after a long shift – pink-eyed and delirious.   As the rest of the world starts their... Read More
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‘Tis the season?


Tis’ the season where advertising for Christmas gifts and festive food goes into overdrive – unfortunately the same can’t be said for people’s frozen wages.... Read More
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Fair pay now


Members of Unite working in local government joined with the pay pinch Grinch to deliver a Christmas card to HM Treasury urging chancellor Philip Hammond... Read More
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No rest, no pay


Two out of three workers at Premier Inn, the UK’s biggest budget hotel chain, are regularly missing out on their rest breaks and not getting... Read More
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Better pay at last?


Sluggish wage growth is set to accelerate next year, according to a report by the Bank of England’s regional agents.   Unite said if potential... Read More
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‘Put a line in the sand’


Unite general secretary Len McCluskey has written to Gavin Williamson MP, the new secretary of state for defence, requesting he intervenes to prevent a multi-million... Read More
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‘Unprecedented’


Wages have fallen for the sixth month in a row even as unemployment has dropped to its lowest level in more than 40 years, the... 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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