We act as the Secretariat for the Employers' Side of the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) for Youth and Community Workers.
This was established in 1951 to provide voluntary collective bargaining machinery for youth and community workers in local government.
It covers approximately 10,624 staff – as of August 2016 – including those on the:
- youth and community support workers range
- professional range.
The 'Pink Book' is the terms and conditions handbook for Youth and Community Workers. The most recent update is from 2016.
The JNC determines pay for youth and community workers - previous settlements as follows
The JNC has issued an update on changes to the JNC Education Framework.
The Employers’ Side and the Staff Side of the JNC for Youth and Community Workers has reached agreement on a pay award for 2018 and 2019.
Following a consultation process the National Employers have responded to the Staff Side.
The National Employers have received a pay and conditions claim from the Staff Side for 2018.
The JNC for Youth and Community Workers has produced
This was concluded in October 2016 and resulted in a response rate of 46 per cent.
Amendment to Joint Negotiating Committee Agreement (Pink Book)
The JNC for Youth Community Workers has issued the following circular to local authorities regarding an amendment to the 'Pink Book'.