Local government employers refuse to reopen discussions on pay despite 80% rejection of 1.75%.
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.
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.
Local government employers decide not to work with us to fight for more money from the government.
We have written to all our district and county councillors to explain our pay claim for 2021 and to ask for their support.