NOP SURVEY FINDS LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS FEEL UNDERVALUED, UNDERPAID AND READY TO QUIT

Nearly 70% of local government workers considered leaving their jobs in the past year, saying they felt undervalued and poorly paid, an NOP survey has found.

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PRESSURE MOUNTS ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOSSES

Local government unions today stepped up the pressure on local authorities in the dispute over pay by revealing their intention to hold a 24-hour national strike on Wednesday, July 17.

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UNISON WELCOMES AUDIT COMMISSION REPORT ON EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

UNISON, the UK

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CABINET RESHUFFLE – LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REGIONS

UNISON is to seek a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, to gain assurances that the work the union had been doing with Stephen Byers on protecting the local government workforce from exploitation will continue.

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UNISON TO NOTIFY LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYERS OF STRIKE BALLOT

UNISON, the UK

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UNISON Local Government members vote for strike action over London weighting

UNISON

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Local government unions to ballot on pay strike

The three local government unions

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UNISON rejects local government pay offer

UNISON, representing 860,000 local government workers, today rejected a three per cent pay offer by local government employers, claiming it was a third class pay offer for a workforce trying to build world class public services.

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UNISON rejects local government pay offer of 2.5 per cent

UNISON, the UK’s largest union, today rejected a 2.5 per cent pay offer by local government employers at the end of the first round of pay talks.

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UNISON’s spring offensive on pay for local government workers

Over 55 per cent of local government workers earn less than the average allowance paid to councillors – £12,500 – leaving them among the poorest paid workers in the public sector.

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