female UNISON members smiling

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

female UNISON members smiling

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

Welsh councils and unions unite to oppose Trade Union Bill

Cymru/Wales local government employers defend facility time, check-off and union rights for council workers

A great new tool to help social worker members

Excessive workload for social workers is a long-running problem, which has worsened considerably as the cuts bite

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

Councils condemn trade union bill

Employers across the country join unions in condemning ‘unnecessary and petty’ legislation

Council cuts could mean more children in need let down

Billions of pounds of cuts mean that few councils can cope with demands from young people