Important News About NJC Pay

pay-squareThe Local Government Association has made a two-year pay offer for the period April 2018 – March 2020. UNISON will be consulting members on this offer from late January.

What have you been offered?

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Key features of the offer

  • a 16% pay increase for those currently on the lowest scale point (scp) 6 over two years
  • a pay increase of between 15% and 4.3% for those on current scp's 7-28
  • 4.04% over two years for those above current scp 29 – including those above scp 49
  • a new pay spine from 2019, with new scale points 1-43 and even 2% pay gaps between new scale points 1-22.

What does this mean for me?

Each council and school will have its own grading structure, so the offer will need to be applied to your local situation. Your UNISON branch and paid officials will make sure that every employer fully implements the offer.

What's next?

Please share this information with workmates and other UNISON members and let them know that UNISON has been working hard on their behalf to break the government's pay cap and get a fair pay offer for you.

Ask your UNISON branch officers what the offer means for you.

Look out for the consultation, which should start in late January. Your UNISON branch will be seeking views of all members, so make sure that you have your say!


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