Pay Campaign 2011

Mar 31 2011 - 14:21
Efforts by the National Joint Council (NJC) secretaries to secure meetings with government ministers and the local government association have been turned down.  Unison are working with other NJC unions Unite and GMB to secure the government's promise of a £250 pay rise for members earning £21,000 or less.  Letters were written to Eric Pickles, MP and secretary of state for communities and local government, as well as Baroness Eaton, chair of the local government association (LGA).  The letters requested urgent meetings to
Mar 3 2011 - 13:00
Local Government Employers (LGE) have written to the trade union side of the National Joint Council (NJC) stating it has chosen to make no pay offer for 2011/12.  This is in response to the pay claim for £250 for all staff – a meagre rise of 1% at the top of the pay spine.  As a further blow, the LGE have stated there will be no compensatory £250 for those earning less than £21,000 as promised by the chancellor in the 2010 emergency budget.
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