Christina McAnea smiles at the camera

UNISON leader visits Ipswich as local government workers vote on strikes

UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea is to visit Ipswich later this week as council and school support staff vote on whether to strike over pay. Christina McAnea will speak at a rally on Friday outside Suffolk County Council headquarters Endeavour House as local government workers call for a pay rise of 2% above inflation. Staff […]

Local government workers tell bosses: ‘We’ve never been so hard up’

Local government workers “have never been so hard up” and it’s hitting the quality of services, council staff told bosses this morning at meeting of local government employers. Council and school staff were speaking at a meeting of the East of England Local Government Association to make the case for a pay boost of £2,000 […]