With reference to the above, we are aware that there have recently been some developments in regard to the pay talks for 2023/4. These are as follows: UNITE have announced that members have rejected the offer by 75% to 25% and plans to conduct a formal ballot for industrial action. This will commence in late
On Monday 6 March, the International Institute of Municipal Clerk’s (IIMC) distributed the ballots for their Vice President elections to members. The Vice President will sit on the Executive Board and serve a three-year term beginning May 17, 2023. SLCC Members will have received correspondence from the IIMC regarding this and we encourage members to
We have been advised of the NJC unions positions in response to the Employers final offer. The GMB and UNISON are conducting a ballot of their members, without any recommendation, with a return date of end of July for a response. The Unite union is similarly consulting its members, with a recommendation to reject the
The Government is to announce that voters will have to provide photographic identification such as driving licences or passports before casting their ballot. A new Electoral Integrity Bill will also limit the number of relatives for whom anyone can act as a proxy, and outlaw the “harvesting” of postal ballots by political parties and activists.