Are you being paid correctly? – Bespoke for Somerset LG&C Branch – Full Day Training

29 November 2023 9:30am–4:30pm


Are you being paid correctly? – FULL DAY TRAINING OPTION

Learn more about the Job Evaluation process.

This is a bespoke training course for UNISON Activists and Members within the Somerset Local Govt. & Community Branch only. 

This course will go in to more in-depth detail about the Job Evaluation process and how you can get more involved in UNISON to ensure fairness and equality during the process.

The session will run from 9.30am until 16:30pm and will take place at our UNISON Regional Office in Taunton.

Joining instructions & maps etc.,  will be sent directly to individuals registered; week beginning 13th November.

Aim of the Training Course:
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.

  • 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?”



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