UNISON calls for a ‘substantial​’ pay rise for ​council and school workers

Yesterday UNISON and two other local government unions 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. Read more…

2020 NJC Pay Award

On 21 August 2020, UNISON’s NJC committee agreed to accept the pay offer for the year 2020/21. Read more…

NJC Pay Ballot Branch Result

UNISON held a consultation to allow local government members to decide whether to accept or reject a pay rise of 2.75% and a one day increase in the minimum annual leave allowance.

UNISON felt the offer fell well short of what members need and deserve. However, UNISON’s NJC committee (the body that negotiate your pay) believed it was the best pay offer that could be achieved by negotiation. Read more…