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Keep up the battle over NHS pay in Scotland

16 May 2021
Unison union members followed their leaders recommendation to accept 4 percent. But the RCN says it will keep pushing for a better deal.

Scottish NHS pay offer falls far short of justice for health workers

25 March 2021
The Scottish government’s offer to increase NHS pay by 4 percent has been met with fury by many health workers.

Health unions get serious in the battle to win higher pay

23 March 2021
There are more signs this week that health unions are serious about fighting for decent pay.

Turn anger over NHS pay into effective action

18 January 2021
It’s urgent that the heath unions step up campaigning to win a pay rise for all NHS workers.

NHS workers would strike + Sage action + BT ballot + Courts battle

12 January 2021
The majority of Scottish nurses are willing to strike due to being “burnt out and undervalued” and suffering from bullying during the coronavirus crisis.

NHS pay revolt—union wage claim does not match what workers need

11 August 2020
Activists at the forefront of the pay revolt have come out against union leaders’ attempts to dampen down workers’ demands.  

Health workers take to the streets to demand pay rise

29 July 2020
Health workers’ fury burst onto the streets of London on Wednesday as over 1,500 marched on Downing Street.

Health unions’ call for minute’s silence should be used to mobilise against Tories

20 April 2020
Unison, the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Midwives have organised a national minute’s silence for 11am on Tuesday 28 April.

NHS protective equipment crisis deepens, and workers pay the price

18 April 2020
Half of nursing staff have felt pressure to work without appropriate protective equipment during the coronavirus crisis, according to a survey by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).

Health workers vote to accept NHS below-inflation pay deal

12 June 2018
Health workers in England and Wales have accepted a below-inflation pay deal cobbled together by the Tories, unions and NHS bosses.

Health pay deal would cut wages and strengthen bosses in the NHS

21 March 2018
 The proposals represent a real terms pay cut and managers get new powers

Health workers furious with paltry pay proposals that slash annual leave

09 March 2018
Health workers are angry that their union leaders are trying to stitch up a below-inflation pay deal that would also see them lose a day’s holiday.

New moves in the public sector pay battle

12 December 2017
Local government employers have offered Unison, GMB and Unite union members in England and Wales a below-inflation 2 percent pay offer for each of the next two years.

We can smash Tories' pay cap

17 October 2017
Workers rallied against the Tories’ 1 percent public sector pay cap as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Unions’ pay claims put pressure on the Tories to give rises

19 September 2017
Pressure is mounting on Theresa May to lift the public sector pay cap with a new poll showing that 62 percent of people want it scrapped.

Theresa May suffers humiliation in pay cap vote—unions must go on the offensive

13 September 2017
Tory prime minister Theresa May has suffered a humiliating blow over the public sector pay cap. 

Nurses demand end to pay cap in protest outside parliament

06 September 2017
Chants of “scrap the cap” rang out outside parliament as Theresa May faced her first prime minister’s question time after the summer break.

‘Scrap the pay cap,’ demand nurses ahead of an RCN rally at parliament in London

05 September 2017
Nurses and their supporters were set to hold a #ScraptheCap protest in London’s Parliament Square this Wednesday.

Reports round up: nurses demand higher pay

27 June 2017
 

Industrial round-up - Nurses consider walkouts against Tory pay cap

11 April 2017
Nurses consider action over pay cap, Scottish lecturers back strikes, walkouts on at BMW and Woolwich Ferry, social workers want strikes in Kirklees

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