Public sector recruitment hovers on the ‘brink of crisis’, union says as think tank warns the squeeze on public sector pay may force workers to move to the private sector.
The 1% cap on public sector workers will cost the UK economy £16bn by 2020, new figures from GMB have revealed.
Hundreds of thousands of local government workers are being consulted on the latest pay claim.
GMB has warned that 85 Conservative MPs could be at risk in upcoming the General Election due to the squeeze on public sector pay.
Scotland’s largest local government trade union is to ballot its members over possible strike action after rejecting the latest pay offer from town halls.
Trade union members have voted to accept this year’s offer on local authority pay in Scotland.
Councils are spending more than £14.5m a year on providing ‘facility time’ for trade union reps, according to new research by the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA).
Museum workers at Brighton and Hove Council have won their case that reductions in their pay before the end of the agreed protection period were unlawful.
Welsh council leaders have welcomed plans to introduce a new Bill to help reverse the ‘damaging and divisive’ effect of the UK government’s Trade Union Act.
Nearly all (98%) of schools in England will see a funding reduction for every pupil under the proposed National Funding Formula (NFF), six unions have warned.