Category Archives: Local Government Pay Campaign
At the Special Local Government Conference held on 24th March 2015, UNISON agreed to make a claim for a pay rise in 2015. This is despite having agreed a pay deal that was due to run from 1st January 2015 through to April 2016. When this pay agreement was made, many members were very unhappy at the negotiators’ decision to put the employers’ proposal to members given that it was only a proposal and not a proper offer at the time and the proposal did not offer any improvement on the original offer which had clearly been rejected.
UNISON local government delegates from across the UK met at a special conference in London yesterday to debate the lessons of the recent pay campaign and agree a set of strong proposals to increase member engagement and democratic participation in every aspect of future pay campaigns. Continue reading