Tag Archives: LB Camden

New Camden “new contract” buyout

keep-calmCamden management are rolling out a new window for members to voluntarily switch to the new contracts. This is the initial advice from Camden Unison, which is in short to not sign up yet until we can get guarantees that the lowest paid will not be hit the hardest. Continue reading

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2018-19 pay scales and info

The 2018-19 NJC pay award should be applied to employees’ pay packets in the May pay run, backdated to 1 April 2018. Here is more info on the pay award and downloadable pay scales for this year. Continue reading

Camden Unison members reject pay offer

81% of members in Camden voted to reject the employers’ pay offer for 2018-2020, with 19% voting to accept.

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New pay offer for 2018-20

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Read on for more information on the 2-year pay offer which has been made by the employers for NJC council workers. Importantly it does break the pay freeze, but it still doesn’t keep up with inflation.

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Dependency leave victory for workers on new contracts

dependency-leaveCamden UNISON is happy to be able to announce that we have negotiated a further significant improvement for members on the “new” (post-October 2012) contracts, so now members are entitled to dependency leave even if they have not exhausted their annual leave. Continue reading

Have a say on YOUR pay claim for 2018-19

Your union has started to consult members across councils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland about the pay claim to submit to the local authority employers for the next financial year. Here is how you can have your say. Continue reading

Social workers reject government’s reform proposals

Unison has produced an extensive report detailing how social workers largely reject government plans to open up social services to private companies. Read it below. Continue reading

NJC and craftworker JNC pay update

The agreed 1% pay increase for Council workers on NJC terms and conditions will be paid, backdated to 1 April in the July pay run. For craft workers on JNC terms, the 1%, backdated to 1 April, will be in the June pay run. Continue reading

Camden UNISON members vote for strike action in defence of victimised steward

Camden UNISON members at the Holmes road depot have voted unanimously in favour of industrial action in defence of their shop steward, Will Jennings, who is being victimised and TUPE transferred to a private contractor. Consequently the indicative ballot will now be expanded to all Camden council UNISON members. Continue reading

UNISON advice on the new appraisal and PRP scheme

payprogressionFollowing a campaign from Unison we successfully achieved an improved appraisal and performance related pay scheme. Here is our advice for members on the new scheme, and what to do if you are unhappy with your performance status. Continue reading