Branch Secretary :

St Mungos ballot result

St Mungos members:


Thank you to everyone who returned their ballot paper. 


78% of you voted in  favour of strike action.  This is a very strong indication of h


St Mungos: Why I'm voting yes part3

St Mungo’s members share their stories


In the third of our series of first-hand accounts from Unite members at St Mungo’s on why they’re voting for strike action, we meet two more members* w


St Mungos: Why I'm voting yes for action


Why Im voting yes


"This strike is about similar issues to the strike in 2014. The success of that strike has protected terms and conditions since then and we need to stand together now


St Mungos: further talks

Unite in further Acas talks with homeless charity St Mungo’s after no progress is made

A second round of talks aimed at resolving a long running dispute between the UK and Ireland’s largest unio


St Mungos: talks to avoid strike action.

Unite in crunch talks with homeless charity St Mungo’s to avoid strike vote


Crunch talks between Unite and the homeless charity St Mungo’s are set to take place tomorrow (Friday 12 July) at the conciliation service Acas i


BAME workers discipined by St Mungos

Deepening problem


When Unite looks at figures for disciplinaries we almost always find more frequent use of disciplinary procedures and higher penalties being doled out to black and minority ethnic workers. Where a dr


Fighting an attack on annual leave at St Mungos


"Hey Howard, Leave our annual leave alone"


Workers in St Mungos have been faced with a reduction in annual leave, and Unite is supporting their fight back.  They are angry that, once ag


St Mungo's Broadway victory - fantastic new Reel News video

A spectacular victory - and a potentially very significant one - for St. Mungo's Broadway housing workers, just as they were about to embark on 10 straight days of strike action. Management were forced into conceding virtually all the strikers demands and abandoning their plans to savagely cu


St Mungos Broadway Strike Off! We Win! And Victory Rally Details

Following a day locked in talks at ACAS, the Unite SMB reps and Regional Officer, Nicky consider that they have received an offer from SMB management


St Mungos Broadway strike - talks at ACAS today

Adam Lambert, Nicky Marcus and Jon Hughes will be attending talks at ACAS with representatives from the executive team of St Mungo’s Broadway this morning.  They will update via twitter and updates wil


St Mungos Broadway staff in ten day strike

St Mungo’s Broadway staff to strike for 10 days in battle to maintain quality services at housing charity


Unite statement


Staff at St Mungo’s Broadway (SMB) are preparing for 10 days of


St Mungos Broadway workers vote for ten day strike

Unite members at St Mungos Broadway have voted for a further ten day strike from November 5th


The General Secretary of Unite, Len McCluskey, addressed a packed meeting that took the decision. He emphasised the vital importance of the strike not only fo


£160,000 pay off for former St Mungos boss

Inside Housing today reports that Charles Fraser, former CEO at St Mungos, was given a pay off of £160,000 when he left the organisation.  Clearly there is no race to the bottom for CEO's!

Staff at St Mungos broadway, created through a merger with Broadway when Charles Fr


Following strike: Councils write to St Mungos Broadway

Following seven days strike action by Unite members at St Mungos Broadway councils two councils have raised questions about the organisation.


Jonathan McShane, cabinet member for social care at Hackney Council, is quoted in Inside Housing as saying: “We hope this


St Mungos Broadway strike raised in Parliament

Islington Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn has raised this Early Day Motion (EDM 394) in Parliament:


"That this House supports workers at the homeless organisation St Mungo's Broadway in defending their terms and conditions and the service that they deliver to some of t


St Mungos Broadway striker writes in the Guardian

On today's Guardian website:

'Why we're striking' – St Mungo's Broadway worker shares motivations

A staff member explains wages aren’t dropping but he’s been on strike this week to protect services at the chari


Strike one - day six

Solidarity increases.


We’ve done it again! SMB Unite has been out again in numbers. And it has to be said that the day was marked by even more acts of solidarity for our dispute and support than yesterday.


On Day six we


Strike Day 5 Report

Doing the Locum – otion.


Day 5 has seen the most incredible examples of solidarity extended towards our members from a range of trade unionists, councilors and commissioners.


Before the rain had stopped and before the d


Strike report - day four

Strike one. Day four.


A rats tail


After a strong showing over the weekend, the day began with picket lines gathering across London and in Bristol. Members were set to maintain the strong presence of the previ


Britian needs a pay rise - picketing goes well

Day two – National TUC demo - Britain needs a payrise.



Picketing goes well.


It was another successful and inspiring day.


Picket lines ran without a hitch at


Day One St Mungo Broadway strike: Amazing day of action

What an amazing day of action! We felt the strength of our collective muscle yesterday in a series of pickets that culminated in a massive rolling protest! 


Nineteen picket lines were planned for day one of our seven-day strike, and nineteen picket lines were put i


St Mungos Broadway Strike starts today

Members at St Mungos Broadway will be on strike from 8.00am today.  Last minute negotiations at ACAS on Thursday failed to produce significant movement from management.  In the absence of movement from management the strike will last seven days.

There are eighteen pickets accr


St Mungos Broadway Urgent Strike Fund Appeal

St Mungos Broadway Strike Appeal


Unite members at St Mungos Broadway (from the Unite Housing Workers Branch) will be taking seven days of strike action in defence of their housing association, staff terms and conditio


St Mungos Broadway in the press

The dispute at St Mungos Broadway is covered extensively on this website - keep visiting for more! It has also been covered in the trade press - we have attached a selection of reports from the last few weeks: click on "Download" below:


Staff Lobby St Mungo Broadway Board AGM

A lively, peaceful protest was held outside the St Mungo's Broadway board meeting yesterday evening at Griffin House in Hammersmith. This was the meeting where the Executive Team took their proposals to reduce staff pay plus other changes to the Board of Trustees for approval.


St Mungo's Broadway Ballot for strike action

New swingeing cuts to pay, and changes to policies and procedures governing working conditions at housing charity St Mungo’s Broadway have prompted a strike ballot of more than 50


Helen Giles - The Root of All Evil

Helen Giles has recently taken over as Executive Director of HR in St Mungo's Broadway following St Mungo's merger with Broadway earlier this year.



Heartless Mungos!

St Mungo's sudden decision to pull out from homeless provision in Hitchin following strike action by branch members at the North Herts Sanctuary has recieved extensive media attention. There is coverage in the trade press and local media, including this  VIEW

St Mungos Strike - Hitchin Project

Unite members at St Mungo's North Herts Sanctuary homeless shelter in Hitchin are on strike after charity bosses have refused to honour an agreement made in July to give them the