Local Government and Schools Pay Offer Rejected

Local government employers met today to respond to our pay claim for 2020. The trade unions were very disappointed with the response and have rejected the initial offer of just 2% on all pay points, not least because this is far behind other public sector pay settlements in recent years.

UK Library Seminar

UNISON is holding a UK seminar for library members on Monday, 27 April at UNISON Centre in London. With library members on the frontline of local authority funding cuts we want as many library members to attend as possible.

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Have you experienced abuse at work? Would you be prepared to share your story anonymously to raise awareness of these issues?

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NJC Pay Claim Latest News

UNISON’s negotiating team are dismayed that the local government employers have put off considering our 2020 pay award until February.

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Unions submit pay claim for Chief Officers

Unions have lodged our 2020/21 play claim for local government Chief Officers, which mirrors the claim for all NJC local government workers of 10% and an extra day annual leave.

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NJC Pay Claim 2020 – 10% for all Local Government Workers

Following consultation with our members who work in local government, UNISON along with GMB and Unite (the three largest local government unions, representing 1.4 million employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland) have submitted a pay claim that attempts to reverse the real terms pay cuts suffered by local authority staff since 2010. The claim […]

Wendy Nichols - Speaking at NDC

Labour Link Election 2019

Our branch has nominated Wendy Nichols for the UNISON Labour Link National Committee because she’s the candidate with a record of standing up for public services at every level of our union and the Labour Party.

Important UNISON elections – use your vote!

Ballot closes Friday 17 May 2019 As a UNISON member, you have a say in how our union is run and what our priorities should be. Trade unions are democratic, member-led organisations and your vote counts. You should now have recieved ballot papers in connection with the NEC Elections.  The NEC is a body of members elected […]

UNISON demo

It’s that time of year….

Our Annual General Meeting is held across five venues through February and March, and is your chance to learn more about the work of the branch. There is a free raffle and buffet at each meeting.