A group of Mitie workers with Christina McAnea on a visit to UNISON Centre

The NHS workers in a Mitie fight for fair pay

Company is refusing to pay a COVID bonus to the privately-employed NHS workers – despite being signed up to Agenda for Change

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Strikers outside Smethwick Baths

Sandwell leisure workers celebrate pay victory after latest strike

Employer announces it will return the workers to national pay, terms and conditions after last week’s industrial action

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Strikers outside Smethwick Baths

Sandwell leisure workers strike to open new pay battle

Together with the GMB and Unite, the move comes after the council vowed to end the contract with Sandwell Leisure Trust in the wake of its decision to fire and rehire all staff

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Further industrial action at Sandwell Leisure Trust

UNISON members set to take to the picket lines for a sixth time in continued fight against their employer’s fire and rehire tactics

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Sandwell Leisure Trust workers set to strike again over fire and rehire

West Midlands members continue their long-running action over contracts

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Sandwell leisure employees strike again in contracts row

The fourth day of action in the last 12 months comes on the back of proposals for more cuts to terms and conditions

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UNISON picket outside the Portway Lifestyle Centre

Sandwell leisure staff strike again over ‘fire and rehire’ tactics

Leisure trust that is set to run the aquatic centre for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham is targeting staff while having millions in the bank

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UNISON wins U-turn over hospital parking charges

West Midlands trust criticised for reimposing parking charges that were meant to be free during the pandemic

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‘I’ve felt like I’m more at risk of exhaustion than COVID-19’

A homeless hostel team leader talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has made her and her colleagues’ jobs harder than ever

Whatever happened to the silly season?

August, usually a time of lazy days and holidays, the silly season and not much happening… but these are strange times and at UNISON, we’re always busy

Article on the UNISON National site.