Money is getting tight – but what do the figures say about how much, or more accurately how little, our wages have kept pace with the costs we have to pay each week?
2%/£425 offer ‘falls short’ of joint unions’ pay claim
Service group executive meets on 23 May to consider offer of 2% or £425 a year
Meeting follows offer of 1.7%, or £325 a year, made in talks on 13 April
Pay deal will affect hundreds of thousands of local government members
Over 100 top union activists convened at a pay summit at the UNISON Centre in London today (Thursday) to map out a cross-union strategy for dealing with the ongoing public sector pay freeze