Pay Up Now 2019 Bulletin30/07/2019
UNISON calls for the bottom NJC pay point to be £10 per hour and a 10% pay rise on other pay points.
To all local government branches in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Scotland for information).
UNISON, GMB and Unite today lodged the following pay claim for all council and school workers employed on NJC pay in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The claim is for:
- A real living wage of £10 per hour to be introduced for NJC scp 1 and a 10% increase on all other NJC/GLPC pay points
- A one day increase to the minimum paid annual leave entitlement set out in the Green Book
- A two hour reduction in the standard working week as set out in the Green Book
- A comprehensive joint national review of the workplace causes of stress and mental health throughout local authorities
The claim is attached and has been submitted to the Local Government Association.
The attached bulletin set outs key arguments made in the claim.