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Local government workers win 0.3pc

Issue No. 2142

Some 1.3 million local government workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, have received an award of an additional 0.3 percent pay rise, bringing the 2008-9 pay increase to 2.75 percent.

The Unison, Unite and GMB unions had been involved in a longstanding dispute over pay last year. For a worker on £10,000 per year the deal will be an extra £30 per year, for one on £15,000 it will be £45.

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Tue 10 Mar 2009, 18:32 GMT
Issue No. 2142
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