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    Local Government Services Pay Negotiations

    Published: 17th November 2017

    It will be recalled that in June, the NJC Unions called for a 5% increase for 1.6 million Local Government workers and the negotiations were expect...

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    ALCC Working for You

    Published: 13th November 2017

    Thank you for supporting ALCC, your trade union. We are the only Union dedicated exclusively to supporting those working in the local council secto...

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    Public sector pay below private sector for first time in a decade

    Published: 23rd October 2017

    Public sector workers' pay has dropped below that of their private sector counterparts for the first time since the financial crash; Treasury f...

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    Constructive Dialogue with NALC

    Published: 5th October 2017

    Your ALCC Chairman and General Secretary met with the Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) in April an...

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    Public sector employment hits 70-year low

    Published: 19th September 2017

    The Guardian today reports that GMB union has claimed that public sector employment as a share of the labour market has fallen to a 70-year low, wi...

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    MPs call for employment tribunal time limit to be doubled

    Published: 14th September 2017

    MPs have called for the current three-month time limit to bring certain employment tribunal claims to be extended in order to add fairness. Sp...

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    Public sector pay cap lift confirmed

    Published: 13th September 2017

    The Government announced yesterday that the long-standing 1% cap on public sector pay rises in England and Wales is to be lifted. It has been revea...

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    Parishes should have ‚Äúbinding‚ÄĚ design powers

    Published: 4th September 2017

    The Sunday Telegraph reports that Neil Parish MP, the Chairman of the Environment Select Committee, will warn this week that Britain risks creating...

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    Public sector pay cap to be lifted

    Published: 4th September 2017

    The Sun newspaper this morning claims Theresa May is planning to lift the 1% cap on public sector pay increases later this month, in a bid to recon...

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    Welsh Government offers clustering funding

    Published: 4th September 2017

    The Welsh Government has provided a modest budget of £20K for 2017-18 only, to provide opportunity for a small number of Community and Town Counci...

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    Government to extend Green Flag Award for 5 more years

    Published: 25th August 2017

    Parks and Green Spaces Minister, Marcus Jones, has announced that the Government will renew the 'Green Flag Award' licence, making sure tha...

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    The Big Lunch 2017: 9.3 Million people celebrate community

    Published: 23rd August 2017

    The Eden Project, which manages the annual 'Big Lunch' celebration has announced that this year, 9.3 million people across the UK came tog...

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    Local Government Services Pay Negotiations

    Published: 22nd August 2017

    The Local Government Association's latest Workforce Bulletin confirms that the National Living Wage presents challenges to councils’ pay bill...

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    Only one in four top Welsh council posts held by women

    Published: 14th August 2017

    Women hold just one in four top elected positions in Welsh principal councils, new figures have revealed. About 26% of cabinet positions in local a...

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    Pay growth to stay weak

    Published: 14th August 2017

    Pressure on incomes looks set to continue, with pay rises forecast at 1% over the next year, a survey predicts. Despite falling unemployment, wage ...

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    Employment tribunal fees unlawful, Supreme Court rules

    Published: 27th July 2017

    Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful, and the government will now have to repay up to £32m to claimants. Th...

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    Public sector workers work £11bn of unpaid overtime a year, union says

    Published: 24th July 2017

    Nearly two million public sector workers regularly work unpaid overtime, union says in response to chancellor’s suggestion public sector workers ...

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    ALCC dismayed at Chancellors public sector pay stance

    Published: 18th July 2017

    ALCC, the trade union representing parish and community council clerks in England and Wales, has expressed its dismay at remarks by the Chancellor ...

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    Sexism and discrimination widespread in local government: new report claims

    Published: 13th July 2017

    Principal councils in England and Wales are male dominated, with women and ethnic minorities under-represented according to a report by the Fawcett...

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    NPLAW are our new Employment Advisors

    Published: 12th July 2017

    We are delighted to announce that local government and employment law specialists, NPLAW, have been appointed as your trade union’s employment la...

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    Public Sector Pay freeze to end?

    Published: 28th June 2017

    A Labour proposal to lift the cap on public sector pay that has frozen salaries below inflation for seven years was defeated by 14 votes in the Hou...

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    Public Sector 1% Pay Cap to end?

    Published: 16th June 2017

    Senior Ministers have suggested that the current 1% public sector pay cap, currently due to continue until 2019, could be lifted. Health Secretar...

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    Unions call for pay rise for council workers

    Published: 15th June 2017

    Unison, Unite and the GMB are demanding a 5% pay increase for 1.6m local government workers. The unions said the claim follows eight years of gover...

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    General Election Manifestos: Employment Law Summary

    Published: 24th May 2017

    Head of Advisory Service, Lis Moore, has provided the following summary of the employment law content from the manifestos of the main political par...

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    Robert joins your employment advice team

    Published: 25th April 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Robert Foulke has joined the SLCC in the role of Assistant Employment Advisor.  Robert will be working closely w...

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    Public sector pay to continue falling for ‚Äėrest of decade‚Äô

    Published: 17th March 2017

    Average real pay is falling in the public sector and it will continue to fall over the next three years because of inflation and pay restraint, new...

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    Employment Support Officers

    Published: 15th February 2017

    The Association of Local Council Clerks (ALCC) is trade union for Local Council Officers across England and Wales. The ALCC is seeking to appo...

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    Falmouth Town Crier up for England’s Tourism Superstar 2017

    Published: 8th February 2017

    Falmouth Town Crier, Gemma Garwood, who at 32 is currently the youngest Town Crier in the UK, has reached the finals of VisitEngland’s Tourism Su...

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    Review of Employment Tribunal Fees

    Published: 3rd February 2017

    After a long delay, the Government has now published its ‚ÄúReview of the introduction of fees in the Employment Tribunal‚ÄĚ. This includes a consu...

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    Public sector workers to lose thousands by 2020

    Published: 18th January 2017

    Workers in the public sector face real pay falls of thousands of pounds by 2020, according to a new analysis published today by the TUC. The T...

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    New Green book: national agreement

    Published: 13th January 2017

    The model contract of employment agreed between SLCC and NALC/One Voice Wales generally follows the terms and conditions of employment approved by ...

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    Union asks PM to act on public sector pay

    Published: 3rd January 2017

    The GMB union has urged Prime Minister Theresa May to take action to stop the pay of public sector workers ‚Äúplummeting‚ÄĚ in 2017, saying a squee...

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    Unions say public sector workers face significant

    Published: 29th November 2016

    The Observer reports that analysis by the TUC has calculated that the average public sector worker will be £3,700 worse off by 2021 in the wake of...

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