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Saturday, 19 April 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Christina McAnea, UNISON’s Head of Health moved the emergency motion ‘launch a national challenge to Hunt’s divisive pay strategy’. The motion calls for an emphatic rejection of the government’s pay package for 2014-15 and to make NHS pay the major focus of the Service Group for 2014. Christina announced that there will be a day of action on 5th June.
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Standing orders has admitted an emergency motion on pay from the SGE. Early speeches by the SGE Chair and the General Secretary set the scene and anticipation of the pay debate has hung over the proceedings as delegates appear itching to give the go ahead for a broad based campaign on pay within the service.
Monday, 14 April 2014
In a 'back to basics' speech she called for a new manifesto for negotiating rights.
"These rights must be enforced and enforced together-we should not accept half measures or other attempts to distract us", she said.
Sunday, 13 April 2014