Disruption warning as unions ask for pay talks to resume

By Dan Peters | 15 October 2021

Unions have urged council employers to return to the negotiating table with an improved pay offer amid warnings that months of disruption could lie ahead.

Unison, Unite and GMB – which between them represent 1.4m council and school staff in England, Wales and Northern Ireland – insisted they were ‘keen to reach a fair, negotiated settlement’ in a letter to employers’ side secretary Naomi Cooke.

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