General secretary urges delegates to ‘get the vote out’

UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea, urged delegates at the union’s local government conference to ”get the vote out” in its latest strike ballot, which ends on 4 July.

Local government pay offer short of what’s needed after years of cuts

UNISON head of local government, Mike Short, comments on the pay offer for 2023/24 made to council and school staff by employers.

Local government and school staff deserve inflation-busting pay rise, say unions

Unions submit inflation-busting pay claim for 1.4 million workers.

Unions call for inflation-busting pay rise for local government and school staff

The three local government unions, representing 1.4 million council and school employees, today (Monday) have submitted a pay claim for staff in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to receive a pay boost of at least £2,000 each.