Key points to note:

The new offer is for a pay rise of between 3.65% and 1.82% for staff on pay spine points 3 to 16 (£22,017 a year), and 1.8% for those on points 17 and above. The offer also includes deleting the lowest pay band – point 2. This will mean that the lowest rate of pay will be £9.17 per hour (for those on a 35-hour week). The current living wage rate, set by the Living Wage Foundation, is £9 per hour.

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We will be discussing this at the members meeting next week.

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