Public service news updates
Mike Clancy, Prospect general secretary, took the concerns of Prospect members working in the civil service to the Trade Union Congress meeting in Brighton.
Mike Clancy, General Secretary of Prospect union commenting on the Government’s pay cap plans
Gordon Hutchinson a Prospect members from the Met Office took to the platform at the TUC to support a motion calling for more public sector boards to include proper trade union representation on behalf of employees.
Prospect union has stepped up pressure on the government to scrap the public sector pay cap by launching a new campaign to galvanize its members ahead of the Autumn Budget.
Prospect union has welcomed the statement by the Scottish Government that it is to lift the 1% cap on public sector pay for 2017-18 and will base future rises on “the cost of living”.