Pay update for school and council workers

Members working in schools and local councils will be consulted on the 2022 pay offer.

Unions submit pay claim for local government and school workers

Significant pay boost vital to meet spiralling costs as unions call for at least £2,000 pay rise for local government and school workers.

Standing up for social workers

On World Social Work Day, UNISON launched our manifesto for social workers.

Employers refuse to reopen pay talks

Local government employers refuse to reopen discussions on pay despite 80% rejection of 1.75%.

School and council workers deserve a better pay rise

UNISON, along with GMB and Unite, are to move to a national strike ballot following the overwhelming rejection of the 1.75% pay offer which is another real-terms pay cut for our members.

Improve local government pay offer or face strike action

79%, or 4 out of 5, of our members working in local government and schools have voted to reject the derisory pay offer, which would be another pay cut in real-terms.

Prime Minister must intervene in local government pay

Prime Minister must now intervene to ensure a fully funded pay rise for council workers and school support staff.