NJC Pay Claim 2024 for Council & Schools

The UNISON NJC Committee met on 13 November 2023 to consider the contents of the NJC pay claim for 2023, as well as the process for consulting members. The Committee launched a short consultation of regions on its proposed headline claims.  Having received wide endorsement of those proposals, The Committee is now asking branches to […]

Additional Information Requested For Potential Equal Pay Claims

If you have recently filled in the streamlined Case Form indicating that you wished to be part of a collective equal pay case, in order to progress your case, we now need some further information. This includes the following: Your terms and conditions i.e. your Contract of Employment, that you should have received when you […]

Equal Pay FAQ’s

What is an Equal Pay claim? Broadly, the law says that that a woman is entitled to be paid the same as a man (and vice versa) in the same employment doing equal work unless the employer can point to a genuine material explanation for the difference which is not based on sex. Equal pay […]

URGENT Action Required – UNISON Equal Pay

UNISON has been at the forefront of equal pay claims up and down the country over decades, with members receiving £millions in compensation.  UNISON takes the matter of Equal Pay extremely seriously and have relentlessly led on campaigns, pursuing employers and exposing discriminatory pay practices. UNISON has made our position very clear to your employer, […]

Update on Council & School Staff Pay Ballot

The ballot of council and school members covered by the NJC in England and Wales, on the pay offer for 2023, closed on 4 July. As this was a ballot of 345,000 members in more than 4,300 employers, the process of getting results out has been a complicated one, and we want to thank you […]

Important Information for Cumberland Council Members

Unfortunately there has been a delay for those working at Cumberland Council in receiving your NJC pay ballot through the post. Please do not worry, this is only a delay and your ballot will arrive with you shortly. You remain eligible to, and will still have plenty of time, to vote in the ballot. Your […]

NJC Pay Ballot OPENS TODAY

Care workers, refuse collectors, social workers, teaching assistants, community workers, street cleaners and so many more go above and beyond every single day. Local government staff keep communities safe, clean and accessible, yet there is often little or no recognition for your hard work. With the cost-of-living skyrocketing to new highs every day, it’s time to […]