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Good Morning/Afternoon UNISON member  UNISON is in the process of conducting an online Consultation Ballot for the NJC Pay 2021/2022.  We urge all members to complete this ballot as we (UNISON) need to know how our members feeling to be able to represent you the best we can.  Many of you would have already received […]

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1-Hour Financial Wellbeing Webinar for UNISON members

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Free legal support for UNISON Cymru/Wales Members and their Families

Free legal support for UNISON Cymru/Wales members and their families As a member of UNISON Cymru/Wales, you and your family have access to specialist legal advice and representation from the UK’s leading trade union law firm, Thompsons Solicitors, which – as of 2021- has been acting exclusively for injured people and union members for 100 […]


Welsh council workers are angry their employers have increased a meagre pay offer by just 0.25 per cent, to 1.75 per cent, still significantly below the rate of inflation. School support staff, carer workers, refuse workers, cleaners, librarians, highways maintenance workers and many more, have been waiting for a pay rise, due on 1 April […]

Council staff who kept local services and schools running deserve a real pay rise

Increased offer of 0.25% is “insignificant” Staff working for councils and in schools are worth more than the 1.75% pay offer put forward by employers after working through the worst of times, say unions representing local authority workers today (Tuesday). UNISON, GMB and Unite are urging local government employers to rethink their revised pay offer of a 1.75% pay rise (with […]


UNISON: EXTEND COVID THANK YOU BONUS TO ALL COUNCIL WORKERS Many low paid, mainly female public service workers in Wales, including school support staff, have been left hundreds of pounds worse off because of the costs of working from home, according to UNISON Cymru Wales. The public services union has today (Friday), released survey data […]

“Insulting” pay offer rejected by council and school staff, says UNISON

The 1.5% pay offer made by the Local Government Association to council and school support staff last week has been resoundingly rejected by UNISON, the union has announced today (Friday). At an earlier meeting of the union’s local government committee, representatives of council and school workers from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland dismissed the […]

NJC pay campaign – latest news

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Local government pay offer rejected

UNISON’s NJC Committee, the union’s national committee for local government pay across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, met this morning to consider the Employers’ 1.5% pay offer. The Committee strongly agreed to reject the offer. In the context of our claim for a 10% pay increase, the offer of 1.5% is insulting, and shows blatant […]