A national meeting of representatives in January will decide union stance on the proposals before giving all members a vote on the offer in a ballot says GMB
GMB, the union for local government workers, commented on the new pay offer tabled on 9th December 2015 at the National Joint Council for local government which negotiates pay on behalf of local authorities and schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland covering over 1 million employees. See notes to editors for copy of press release from council employers side.
Justin Bowden, GMB National Officer, said "GMB will be issuing full details of the offer to members.
We will then seek initial feedback at a national meeting of representatives to be held on 7 January 2016. This meeting will decide the GMB stance on the proposals before giving all members a vote on the offer in a ballot."
Contact Justin Bowden 07710 249744 or GMB press office 07974 251823 or 07921 289880.
Notes to editors
Copy of LGA press release dated 9th December.
COUNCIL EMPLOYEES’ PAY OFFER ANNOUNCED
Council employees have been offered a two-year pay increase from 1 April 2016.