Employers reject fresh unions' pay bid

By Dan Peters | 24 August 2023

Local government employers have knocked back a bid from the unions for an improved pay offer, insisting their current proposition remains ‘full and final’.

In a letter seen by The MJ, the trade union side secretaries urged the employers to return to the negotiating table amid ‘extremely high’ food inflation and energy prices that they said were ‘increasingly unsustainable for workers in councils’.

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