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Pay Up Now! – Scrap the pay cap and give public servants a meaningful pay rise

posted 2 Oct 2017, 07:44 by Andy Stenning   [ updated 8 Nov 2017, 04:31 by Unison Sussex Police & Justice Staff Branch ]
Every single person who works in public services needs and deserve a pay rise. 

Police Staff are now behind Police Officers in getting a pay rise thanks to the Government's recent divisive payrise grant to them ! 

In Sussex many staff who work shifts are looking at proposals to cut pay by changing their Unsocial Hours allowance.
It’s time for the pay cap to be scrapped, for the government to provide additional funding for public sector pay and for employers to put public sector workers pay up now.

For more than seven years, everyone who works in public services has seen their pay decline, thanks to the public sector pay cap. Inflation is currently at 2.9%, meaning that the cap is a significant annual pay cut for those public service champions – nurses, care workers, teaching assistants, social workers and so many others - who work for all of us. Public sector pay has risen by just 4.4% between 2010 and 2016 while the cost of living rose by 22%.

Please sign the petition now ... PETITION