Tag Archives: NJC

Rally against the pay cap 17 October

Hardworking public servants are up to £3000 a year worse off than they were in 2010, due to the government’s cap on public sector pay rises. Demonstrate against the freeze Tuesday 17 October at 4:30 PM at Parliament Square.

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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

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

UNISON members reject 1% pay offer

Members across local government branches in England, Wales and the union’s Northern Ireland region, who are covered by the National Joint Council pay framework, have voted overwhelmingly (64% to 35%) to reject the employers’ pay offer. Members in Camden rejected the offer by 82% to 18%. Continue reading

NJC offer: say No pay erosion, say Yes to action

Here are full details of the 2016/18 NJC pay offer, what Unison thinks about it and how you can have your say. Continue reading

UNISON Special Conference: Fight over pay hasn’t gone away

"Smash the pay freeze, well, maybe next year or the year after, or…"

“Smash the pay freeze, well, maybe next year or the year after, or…”

George Binette reports back on the conference earlier this week as UNISON reps in local government around the country met in London and voted to reopen this year’s NJC pay dispute.

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PRP: 15 years to get to the top of your grade if you’re “good”

What Justin Bieber may look like in 2030

What Justin Bieber may look like in 2030

Have you recently started in a new role in Camden? If so and you are at the bottom of your pay grade on the P&M contracts (so level 3 zone 1 and up) then it could be 2030 by the time you get to the top of the grade – and only then if you score a 3 in your appraisal every year. And if you are lower paid, you may never reach the top. Continue reading

Camden Unison wins 2.2% NJC pay award for all eligible staff

Percent growthThe Council is now implementing the National Joint Council (NJC) pay award, which covers the vast majority of council staff apart from senior managers, teachers, craft workers and youth workers. A similar settlement for craft workers, who are covered by a different national negotiating body, is being implemented at the same time.

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Camden Eye November 2014

See below for the latest version of our branch newsletter, Camden Eye, with a post-mortem of the NJC pay dispute, news of local UNISON successes and more. Continue reading

Unison members vote to accept the pay offer – 65% to 35% – in the consultation

The 2014 National Joint Council (NJC) Pay Campaign is effectively over and it appears that the vast majority of local government workers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland are saddled with a pay deal that will run until 31 March 2016, and amounts to a real pay cut. Members of all three recognised unions voted to accept a complex revised offer from the council employers’ umbrella body, the Local Government Association, which involves a 2.2% increase on basic pay for the vast majority of staff from January next year, but no back-dating to the start of the financial year and only a taxable lump sum of £100 by way of ‘compensation’. Continue reading