A protracted-running strike by workers at homelessness charity St Mungo’s has ended after a pay dispute was resolved.
Unite stated its members had accepted an inflation-beating pay enhance price 10.74% following three months of commercial motion.
There will even be a one-off fee of £700 for many workers, stated Unite.
Normal secretary Sharon Graham stated: “This was a hard-fought battle leading to victory for St Mungo’s workers who’re devoted to serving to the homeless.
“The workers took motion as a result of they have been below large monetary and psychological strain they usually weren’t being listened to by administration.
“Unite will proceed to defend workers when employers refuse to take action, within the combat for higher jobs, pay and situations for our members.”
Emma Haddad, chief govt of St Mungo’s, stated: “Following a vote, Unite the Union has confirmed its members have accepted the brand new pay provide package deal we put ahead on August 18.
“Over 90% of employees will obtain a complete minimal enhance of £3,125 in 2023-24. This works out as a 7-15% pay enhance, relying on wage. The overall price to St Mungo’s shall be just below £6 million.
“The settlement additionally consists of a lot of non-pay objects, together with a rise in annual depart.
“This vote resolves the dispute and ends a interval of unprecedented strike motion, and we perceive Unite is asking individuals to return to work on Monday September 4 2023.
“We’re relieved with the end result as we all know this has been a tough time for everybody concerned.
“We look ahead to working along with our colleagues and our companions as we proceed to help individuals recovering from, or at danger of, homelessness.”