The Government has no solutions for working people:
- wages are not keeping pace with inflation now at its highest in THIRTY YEARS,
- many public sector workers on low pay are struggling with energy bills that have been hiked by 54%,
- National Insurance is UP,
- food prices are UP, and
- in the sixth wealthiest economy in the world, working people, the elderly and the most vulnerable in our society are having to choose between heating and eating.
Enough is enough, something must change, as families across the country are bearing the brunt of the cost-of-living storm.
We need to send a strong clear message to the Government that “We Demand Better” and the Government must listen to working people that have kept this country going over the last two years, working in the NHS, Education, and other vital public sector frontline services. Every worker needs a real pay rise in 2022 and they need it now, especially with energy bills set to increase again in October.
Let’s come together on 18 June to speak out.
UNISON members will be marching with thousands of people from all over the UK, followed by a rally in Parliament Square. Join us in London, EVERYTHING IS GOING UP, EXCEPT OUR WAGES!
10:30 – Gather at Portland Place, London W1B 1PR
(The short march will form up at Whitehall Place at 11am)
12:00 – March departs toward Parliament Square
13:00 – Rally starts in Parliament Square – Westminster, London SW1 3BD
UNISON would advise train travel is relatively easy for those living in the Southeast, is safe and environmentally friendly.
UNISON West Sussex branch can offer to reimburse a limited number of members’ train tickets on a first come first served basis for members that have registered an interest in attending the event. Members interested in this offer, should use the registration form at the bottom of the page and return the registration form below prior to the TUC event on 18 June, providing both the cost and travel details. After the event to receive a reimbursement please send your ticket and/or receipt, together with membership number and name as proof of purchase for reimbursement of travel costs to the branch office address below:
UNISON West Sussex, County Hall, Chichester, PO19 1RQ or email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org