The Local Government Association (LGA) has made a two-year pay offer from 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2020 for council, school and other members on NJC pay. Click here to read more. Ballot papers for eligible NJC members will…
Billionaire wealth rose by an average of 13 per cent each year between 2006 and 2015 – six times faster than wages of average workers. Click here to read more.
UNISON’s petition calling on the government to scrap the public sector pay cap and give NHS, council, police and schools staff a decent pay rise will be debated today (Monday) in Parliament. Click here to read more.
Living Wage Week runs from Sunday 5 to Saturday 11 November this year. The new rates for the UK and for London will be announced today. Click here for more information.
A QUARTER of low-paid workers are “permanently stuck” on lousy wages, according to a new study published recently. Click here to read more.
The poorest fifth of households in London own just 0.1 per cent of the capital’s wealth, including finances and property, a new study shows. Click here to read more.
CRUEL agency bosses have created a “climate of punishment and fear” for workers on temporary or zero-hours contracts, axeing their shifts “out of spite,” a damning study has revealed. Click here to read more.
Redundancies and privatisation have seen public-sector employment fall to its lowest level for 70 years, click here to read more.
In order to be able to survive, people have to constantly go up to their managers and ask for more hours, saying they can’t make ends meet. Click here to read more.
Employers see little incentive to offer big pay rises despite fears of future labour shortages as unemployment hits a more than 40-year low. Click here to read more.