NJC: Council and school pay for London

Local government staff keep communities safe, clean and accessible, yet there is often little or no recognition for your hard work.

Enough is Enough – Vote Yes to strike action on pay

Council and school workers in London have been offered a real terms pay cut by employers this year. With inflation currently at around 3%, this year’s offer of a 1.75% pay rise is in fact a real terms pay cut. Years of similar low offers means that pay for local government and school support staff […]

Victory for Ealing UNISON!

UNISON Ealing branch are celebrating after securing a 21.7% pay rise for 300 staff working under the Ealing schools catering contract.  In December 2020, it came to light that the vast majority of the 300 staff who work under the Ealing schools catering contract in around 55 primary schools are paid below the London living […]

UNISON calls for action as newspaper reveals scale of London ‘social cleansing’

UNISON is calling for action to help people in rented accommodation, as research reveals the scale of the impact of welfare reforms and rising rents on those in London in particular. The Independent has published research showing that these things have made it harder for those on low incomes to afford housing in London – […]