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.

2023 Pay Offer Confirmed for Council and School Workers

Employers respond with flat rate increase for local government and school workers.

Workers rights under threat

Analysis by the Work Foundation shows that the rights of millions of workers in the UK are under threat, with a disproportionate impact on women.

UNISON lodges formal dispute over internal audit at Harrogate and Craven

UNISON has reacted to news that not all staff at Harrogate and Craven councils are being offered the opportunity to transfer to the new North Yorkshire council on the terms and conditions negotiated by the union.

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.

98% say YES to better terms and conditions at NYCC!

UNISON members working for North Yorkshire County Council have voted overwhelmingly to accept improved terms and conditions which will help to improve recruitment and retention.

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.