Warrington Local Government Branch


Warrington Borough Council Pay & Grading Structure 2019

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Agreement has been reached between the National Employers and the NJC Trade Union Side on rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2018 and 1 April 2019.

The new pay rates and new rates for allowances up-rated by two per cent in each year are set out HERE.

UNISON has accepted the Local Government Association’s two-year pay offer, covering the period April 2018 – March 2020.

The key features of the pay offer are:

  • A 16% pay increase for those currently on the lowest scale point (SCP) 6, over two years.
  • A pay increase of between 15% and 4.3% for those on the current SCPs 7 – 28.
  • 4.04% increase over two years, for those above the current SCP 29, including those above SCP 49.
  • A new pay spine from 2019, with new scale points 1-43 and even 2% pay gaps between SCPs 6-28.
What does this mean for you?

The offer will need to be applied to your local situation because each employer has their own grading structure. Your UNISON branch activists and UNISON staff will ensure that every employer fully implements the offer.


NJC PAY CLAIM 2020-2021


This NJC pay claim for 2020/21 and accompanying submission is made by the Joint Trade Union Side (UNISON, GMB and UNITE) to the Local Government Association.

Our claim is for:

 A real living wage of £10 per hour to be introduced for NJC scp 1 and a 10% increase on all other NJC/GLPC pay points

 A one day increase to the minimum paid annual leave entitlement set out in the Green Book

 A two hour reduction in the standard working week as set out in the Green Book

A comprehensive joint national review of the workplace causes of stress and mental health throughout local authorities