Total 9 Posts
NHS Staff Council accepts Government’s revised pay offer, while other unions reject it4 min read
The NHS Staff Council, representing over a million NHS staff in England, has accepted the government’s revised pay offer for 2022-23 and 2023-24.
All aboard the strike train! Aslef announces three 24-hour strikes3 min read
The train drivers’ union, Aslef, has declared three 24-hour strikes on 12 May, 31 May, and 3 June.
Why refusing public sector pay rises won’t help reduce inflation6 min read
Recent price rises are not due to higher wages but supply-side issues, including the war in Ukraine, the COVID pandemic, and Brexit. All in all, the current government’s intransigence on public sector pay is based on both bad economics and bad politics.
Teachers vote overwhelmingly to strike2 min read
Teachers’ strikes will result in the closure of the majority of English and Welsh schools.
Rishi Sunak’s new law could force workers to break strikes5 min read
The strikes bill making its way through parliament potentially means employers will be able to block workers from taking industrial action. Despite his efforts to portray trade unions as out-of-control, is Rishi Sunak misreading the voters’ opinion?
Why ambulance workers in England and Wales are going on strike5 min read
Ambulance services are facing unfair criticism for a situation which is not of their making. The workforce is in crisis, with system-wide pressures seriously hampering their ability to do their jobs.
UK strikes: Why the government must start mediating talks, according to negotiation experts5 min read
Unions are calling on the government to negotiate on pay, here’s how it could mediate discussions between employers and unions.