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Employers respond to local government unions’ pay claim

"We will be consulting with councils during June to seek their views which will inform the National Employers’ response to the unions."

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LGA launches ground-breaking T Level support programme

The LGA is launching a ground-breaking new support programme for up to 35 councils to help them with the creation of additional high quality T Level placements.

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Council employees’ improved pay offer announced

Council employees have been offered an improved pay increase

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Council employees’ pay offer announced

Council employees have been offered a pay increase of 1.50 per cent from 1 April 2021.

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LGA responds to latest unemployment and furlough figures

"Councils want to work with the Government to develop post COVID-19 economic recovery options, including increased national investment to create jobs and help young people and adults secure them."