Tag Archives: public sector pay

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‘We won’t be fooled’


Unite has lambasted a limited public sector pay rise as a “last gasp attempt by a failed government” after the Times reported that some groups... Read More
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‘Absolutely disgrace’


Public sector workers in Jersey, one of Europe’s most prosperous enclaves, are striking over a ‘derisory’ below inflation pay offer from their employer, the cash-rich... Read More
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‘Flagging morale’


This week's announcements on public sector pay by government ministers will do little to lift flagging morale or ease the ‘pay pain’ endured for the... Read More
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A new deal


It's been nearly a decade of Tory-driven austerity and working families across Britain have endured assault after assault -- to their pay, to their terms and conditions, to... Read More
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Just not taking it


Paramedic Debbie Wilkinson (pictured) is facing a heart-breaking decision. After dedicating 26 years of her life to responding to accidents and emergencies in Leeds, she... Read More
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Enough is enough, Hammond


Gaffe-prone chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to give public sector workers, battered by pay austerity since 2010, a generous pay rise in Wednesday’s budget.... Read More
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‘Final wake-up call’


As the NHS suffers a growing retention and recruitment crisis, new figures reveal that Brexit may be compounding the problem.   The number of EU... Read More
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Deeply concerned


Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has confirmed that the NHS pay cap will be scrapped but has not said if pay awards will be in line... Read More
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Scrap the cap


When Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday (September 27) in his conference speech that Labour is now “the political mainstream” he was clearly on to... Read More
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‘Scrap the cap’


Public sector pay was at the top of the agenda at the Labour Party Conference this week (September 25), against a backdrop of public sector... Read More
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Pay up


Caving into public pressure, the government announced yesterday (September 12) that it will finally put an end to the public sector pay cap, first giving... Read More
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‘Organise, mobilise, win’


Public sector workers such as nurses, firefighters, local authority workers and others, have, despite facing skyrocketing workloads in the face of austerity cuts, failed to... Read More
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Public sector pay thaw?


After years of protests and falling living standards for public sector workers, the government may finally be reversing its stance on public sector pay.  ... Read More
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‘The last resort’


I’ve been working for Birmingham’s refuse service for over 15 years now, or the ‘bins’ as me and my mates call it. I say mates... Read More
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‘Perfect storm’


A perfect storm of pay austerity, Brexit and constant reorganisation has caused the ‘very disturbing’ rise in the number of vacancies in the NHS in... Read More
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‘No pick and mix’


Downing Street has been forced to clarify that it is not removing the 1 per cent public sector pay cap, after pressure from several Tory... Read More
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End pay restraint call


Public sector workers in the UK were calling for the lifting of seven years’ of pay restraint as part of the European Federation of Public... Read More
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