Joint letter to Philip Hammond from UNISON, Unite and GMB calls on him to fund ‘a decent pay award’ for school and council staff in this wee’s local government settlement
The government needs to recognise the importance of the jobs council and school workers do
Almost 150,000 people signed the petition calling to scrap the public sector pay cap, and as a result, MPs debated the issue in Parliament this week.
The unions are putting the offer to their committees for consideration
The government has shifted on NHS pay, but there could still be a sting in the tail
There’s no actual money on the table
The council is backing UNISON’s campaigns on ending the public sector pay cap and promoting dignity in social care
Local government workers are the lowest paid in the public sector. This pay rise is affordable and long overdue.
Giving public service workers a pat on the back isn’t going to put food on their table
Commenting on the NHS Providers’ report, There For You: A Better Future for the NHS Workforce, published today (Tuesday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “This report hits the nail on the head. The NHS finds itself at the heart of a vicious circle. As demands on the health service grow, and pay continues to dive as prices soar, staff are understandably […]
Poverty pay should have no place in the NHS.
One in ten council workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are paid below the living wage, according to an analysis from UNISON released today (Friday). Ahead of the Living Wage Foundation’s living wage week, UNISON is calling on the government to fund councils so they can become living wage employers. If it did, it […]
Rate rise adds insult to injury for public service employees suffering from years of wage freezes and limits on their pay
Care system is creaking at the seams
The government’s pay cap is cutting deep for public service workers