Union row as council bosses SLAM urge for local government workers to reject pay rise

COUNCIL bosses today condemned a union for urging local government workers to reject a "fair and final" pay rise offer.

The Unite union recommended that local government workers and school support staff in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, turn down a 2 per cent pay offer for most this year followed by another 2 per cent from next year.

The union will now hold a "consultative ballot" of its members in the sector and consider its next steps - which will raise fears of industrial action.

National officer Jim Kennedy said pay freezes and limits imposed by Conservative governments since 2010 had...
source: Express

2018-01-13 00:56
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