Strike Threat to Leisure Services in Selby and Tadcaster

UNISON members working on the Selby District Council leisure contract are being asked to vote yes to take strike action, after they reject a below-inflation pay award.

LGR dispute escalates

Dispute about proposal not to transfer some staff to new North Yorkshire council escalates, as email emerges that shows staff were told that they would transfer.

Hambleton District Council: Offer everyone the same terms as the senior bosses!

We have written to the leader of Hambleton District Council (HDC), Councillor Mark Robson, to request that all staff at HDC are offered the same exit options as four senior executives. HDC will cease to exist after 31 March 2023, as all North Yorkshire councils are merged into one new unitary council. Although all staff […]

UNISON issues warning to North Yorkshire councils over senior staff pay-offs

UNISON local government branches in North Yorkshire issue a warning to district councils thinking about offering enhanced packages to senior staff.

UNISON says ‘NO!’ to more big-money pay-offs at Hambleton

We have written to all councillors at Hambleton District Council to demand that they reject proposals that would see a further £770,000 paid out in unnecessary enhanced redundancy packages to senior staff. Proposals to be voted on by Hambleton District Council tomorrow come on top of councillors having already voted to hand around £225,000 to […]

Statement on proposed £225,000 pay-off to Hambleton District Council boss

Anger as Hambleton District Council proposes £225,000 exit package for boss.

North Yorkshire Highways workers consulted on below inflation pay offer

Staff delivering essential highways services across North Yorkshire are being offered a below inflation pay rise, but the offer is even lower for those who won’t sign new terms and conditions.

Council and school members approve pay award

UNISON members working in schools and local government have voted to accept the pay award for 2022, which is £1,925 a year on all spinal points.

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.