NJC 2022 Pay Offer Ballot Now Open

The UNISON consultation ballot of all members for the 2022 pay offer of £1,925 and an extra days leave is now open. The ballot will run until mid September and we urge all members sent a vote to use it. If you receive NJC pay rates and don’t receive a vote by 26 August, please …

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Drop in and see UNISON

Have a Problem at work? Want Advice? Or even just a chat? Come along to one of the sessions below and speak to one of your Branch officers No booking required—just pop in! Ground 3 Meeting Room Sandwell Council House 11:30-am till 1:30pm Monday 12th to Friday 16th Sept And Monday 17th to Friday 21st …

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2022 NJC Pay Offer Received

The NJC pay award for 2022 to local government and school support staff was announced 25 July and is summarised below:- It’s a one year offer, payable from 1 April 2022, for £1925 on all pay points (note this is not a one off lump sum but a permanent uplift of £1,925 on all pay …

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UNISON Members Accept Pay Offer From Sandwell College

UNISON members at Sandwell’s Colleges voted by 59% to accept a 5% pay offer for 2022. UNISON has informed College management of the outcome well before the August pay timelines, therefore the award should be applicable from 1 August.

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UNISON members accept 9% award at Serco

UNISON members voted to accept the slightly improved pay offer from Serco of 9%. The deal also includes 5 additional annual leave days for staff on the statutory minimum. This means that the planned industrial action for August, during the Commonwealth Games, will be cancelled alongside our sister trade unions.

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UNISON members at Serco vote for action on pay

Sandwell Refuse workers vote for strike action amid a row over pay  UNISON members in Sandwell, who are employed by Serco, have announced their intention to take industrial action after the employer failed to meet their calls for a decent pay rise. The strike action is being taken after workers rejected an 8% pay increase, …

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Consultative Ballot on pay offer at Sandwell College

Sandwell College has made a pay offer of 5% on all pay points. With RPI inflation in May being 11.7% and forecast to rise up to 15%, this pay offer represents a significant pay cut in real terms. UNISON members at the College are undertaking a consultative ballot on whether to accept this offer, or …

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Ballot for Action at Serco in Sandwell

On 24 June UNISON’s formal industrial action ballot at Serco in Sandwell begins. This follows a 96% vote for a formal industrial action ballot on a 82% turnout, after UNISON members rejected the 8% pay offer from Serco. RPI rate of inflation in May was 11.7% and forecast to rise to 15%. Therefore, 8% still …

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As petrol prices rocket – Mileage Claim from Joint Trade Unions

Joint Trade Union mileage As prices and petrol continue to increase the Joint Trade Unions have submitted a claim to Sandwell MBC for an increase to mileage rates from 45p per mile to 80p per mile. The attached claim also requests for staff working from home to be able to claim for journey’s where they …

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2022 TUC Women Chainmakers’ Festival

Mary Macarthur Gardens, Cradley Heath, B64 5BG | July 2 | 11.00-17.30 The 2022 TUC Women Chainmakers’ Festival will be back in person this year at Mary Macarthur Gardens in Cradley Heath after a two year break due to Covid-19. As ever, the event will be a family friendly day with music, street theatre, debates, stalls …

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