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Unions dismayed by delays on pay rise decision for ​council and school workers

Employers must speed up pay offer

Chancellor Rishi Sunak with the red Budget box

NHS staff ​urge the chancellor to do the right thing and fund a pay rise

Rishi Sunak should give something back on behalf of the nation

The government needs to get tough with care home operators ​not paying their share of tax

Unscrupulous employers are exploiting the UK care system and shifting profits offshore

Cautious approach is the right one and must apply to schools, says UNISON

Education needs phased approach for safety’s sake

Keir is right to say there can be no going back to normal, says UNISON

Decent pay and properly funded services are needed now

Women on frontline feeling pressures at work and home, says UNISON     

Christina McAnea says government needs to step up with funding and support to make their working lives easier

Unions call for a ‘substantial​’ pay rise for ​council and school workers

Three local government unions ​have today (Monday)​ submitted a pay claim ​for 2021/22, which they say begin​s to redress a decade of cuts and recognise​s the key role ​played in the pandemic ​by school and council staff. Workers should get a wage increase of at least 10%.

UK cash. coins and bank note

Government exit payment rethink will bring relief to millions of public sector workers

Flawed regulations threatened to blight the retirement of

Undoing the NHS market a necessary step, but absence of a plan for social care disappointing

A well-funded national care service that mirrors the NHS is needed now

Government failings over protective kit meant lives were lost

Care workers were forced make their own safety kit, buy it themselves or go without

Pay staff fairly to tackle care recruitment crisis

Care work is fulfilling but tough and isn’t to be taken on a whim

Outsourcing must end to restore public services

Privatisation and outsourcing have failed the public and workers

Government must step in to prevent vaccine strong-arm tactics towards care staff

Companies should be informing not intimidating employees

Hitting wages of key workers ​would be ‘worst possible’ blow to economy, says UNISON      

Christina McAnea says taking money from pockets of public sector staff is deplorable

Celebrities back call for fair pay for care workers

Joanna Lumley and comedian Jo Brand want living wage for staff

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