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Scotland’s local government members reject pay offer

Consultative ballot sees 79% vote against 3% offer and 67% vote in in favour of moving to industrial action

Article on the UNISON National site.

Half of Welsh councils to pay school support staff registration

UNISON urges remaining Welsh councils to follow suit and back their school support staff

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Local government pay offer consultation to begin in January

UNISON local government members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to be consulted in new year on employer’s final offer

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON comment on proposed 8% payrise for Suffolk County Council chief executive

UNISON regional secretary Glyn Hawker said: “Low-paid public sector workers are again looking at 1% pay rises that are tiny compared to headline-grabbing increases for senior staff in both the public and private sectors. The culture of rewarding those at the top while the wages of other staff are allowed to stagnate is unfair and […]

Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

Councillors accused of “hypocrisy” over increase to allowances

Councillors at Cambridgeshire County Council and East Cambridgeshire District Council have been accused of hypocrisy after awarding themselves an inflation busting pay rise. UNISON regional secretary, Chris Jenkinson, condemned the 25% uplift agreed by councillors last week, saying “Town hall staff will simply not understand it when they hear government ministers calling for wage restraint while […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

“What about the workers?” says Suffolk County branch

An 8% increase for the chief executive but nothing for everyone else Suffolk County Council has awarded its chief executive a salary increase of £13,450, taking her salary to £170,000 a year. The decision was made to reflect her “hard work in serving the residents of Suffolk” according to a spokeperson quoted in the East Anglian Daily […]

Article, News, UNISON voices on the UNISON Eastern site.

Delegates pledge to build a campaign on pay

Local government conference welcomes early lodging of pay claim and calls range of actions to support it

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Local government workers consulted over pay

Members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have their say on claim, while Scottish council workers vote on action over employers’ offer

Article on the UNISON National site.

Local government pay consultation begins (England, Wales, NI)

Council and school workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland asked to have their say on pay offer

Article on the UNISON National site.

Scottish council workers vote for two-year pay deal

Ballot sees 88% of local government members in Scotland vote for 1.5% rise for 2015 and1% in 2016

Article on the UNISON National site.

Local government members to be consulted on pay offer

Employers offer two-year deal of 1% each year, with more for lower paid staff to match national living wage

Article on the UNISON National site.