2023 Pay Offer Confirmed for Council and School Workers

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

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.

Probation staff need a pay rise!

The joint trade unions within the Probation Service have lodged a three-year pay claim on behalf of our members as inflation heads towards 10%.

Schools – UNISON statement on national staffing crisis

UNISON wants the best possible, high quality face-to-face education for all pupils in our schools. However, the government has failed to bring in sufficient mitigations in schools, particularly in primary schools where government guidance on face coverings and testing for pupils does not apply.

Changes to Sick Note Requirements

Government announces temporary changes which mean, for some absences, you do not need a Fit Note until you have been off work for 28 days.

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.