Environment Agency staff accept pay offer following industrial action

Environment Agency staff have accepted a pay offer which will see the lowest paid staff receive an 11% increase.

Environment Agency staff set for out-of-hours ban

Workers will refuse to volunteer for on-call cover outside contracted hours from this weekend until 19 September, in continuing action over pay.

Environment agency workers to walk out for four more days

Thousands of Environment Agency workers in England are to strike for four days over pay later this month, blaming government inaction for putting communities, waters and wildlife at risk.

Recap: Striking for fair pay in the Environment Agency

Thousands of environment agency workers from across the country took strike action over pay on Wednesday.

Picket lines announced for Environment Agency strike

Environment Agency employees belonging to UNISON and Prospect are set to take strike action this Wednesday (8 February).

Image of two people wearing Environment Agency jackets against a background of hills and clouds. Graphic says: "Fair pay in the EA. Protecting you and the environment".

Environment Agency staff on strike

Thousands of Environment Agency staff who play a vital role in protecting communities across England will walk out today (Wednesday) as they strike over pay for the first time*, says UNISON.

Members will be on strike between 8am and 5pm.

Environment Agency staff start industrial action over pay

Thousands of Environment Agency workers in England will stop attending incidents such as floods, water pollution, spills, waste fires and fly-tipping in December and over Christmas, as they begin industrial action from today (Monday).

Winter warning as Environment Agency staff vote for strike, says UNISON

Environment Agency staff have voted overwhelmingly to strike over pay for the first time in the organisation’s 26-year history.

Environment Agency staff start to vote on possible strike over pay

Environment Agency staff are being asked to vote for industrial action in a ballot that could see the first strike over pay in the organisation’s 26-year history.

UNISON recommends that EA members reject ‘insulting’ offer

UNISON members working for the Environment Agency (EA) are being consulted on the latest pay offer, with the union recommending that they reject the employer’s offer of 2%, plus a £345 one-off consolidated payment, and take part in industrial action to seek improvements.

Cap on pay increase an ‘insult’ to Environment Agency staff

A maximum of 3% is ‘woefully inadequate’ for staff amid cost-of-living crisis, says UNISON.

Environment Agency staff vote on strike action over pay

The threat of industrial action is looming at the Environment Agency after it decided to force a below inflation pay rise on its 10,000 staff earlier this year.