Are you being paid correctly? – Bespoke for Somerset LG&C Branch – 1/2 Day Taster – NEW DATE!

16 November 2023 9:30am–12:00pm



New Date: 16th November 2023

New Venue – Training Room (CR1) Taunton – UNISON’s office

Are you being paid correctly?

Learn more about the Job Evaluation process.

  • How is your pay worked out?
  • Is this fair across Somerset Unitary Authority?
  • Are you worried about the impact that restructuring will have on your job?

This is a bespoke training course for UNISON Activists and Members within the Somerset Local Govt. & Community Branch only.  1/2 Day Introduction Learning option. 

Joining instructions will be sent out week commencing 6th November (or before)

If you find that you are unable to make the rescheduled date, please do let us know – otherwise we will assume you are still able to attend.

This course will include an introduction to the Job evaluation process and enable discussion around the restructure of the councils in to one unitary body.

Job evaluation – introduction to the NJC job evaluation scheme, including revisions to guidance notes, benchmarking, matching jobs to profiles, consistency checking and implementation issues

Pay and grading – factors to consider in developing a new pay and grading structure, analysing the results of job evaluation, drawing grade boundaries, setting the pay structure and carrying out an equal pay audit and equality impact assessment.

If this introduction sparks your interest a FULL DAY learning option is running later in the month. CLICK HERE 



You should make your Branch aware that you are attending this course in order for them to keep their records up to date and ensure you receive up to date information relevant to your role.

If you are in need of support to request time off from your work to attend please talk to the branch to gain support.

You may have a local policy to support with gaining reasonable time off to attend training from your employer. There is also guidance via ACAS – Time off advice

If you have any questions about the course please do not hesitate to get in contact with us

To be added to our waiting list please email the Education & Equalities Team. We also have other dates available on our events page.

Email: SW Education Enquiries