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.

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.

Temporary Covid vaccination exemption could save hundreds of jobs

Under pressure due to the crisis in social care, the government has announced that staff can self-certify if they believe they have a medical exemption or if they are pregnant,

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.

Parliament approves mandatory vaccination for first time since 1853

Parliament has approved regulations that will make Covid vaccination compulsory for people who work in care homes.