The functions of the national joint council are as follows. Annex 1 sick pay entitlement for support staff employed on njc green book terms and conditions during the first year of service. The njc is made up of representatives from unison and other trade unions and the employers. The constitution of the new njc is attached as an appendix to part 1 of the green book. Annex 2 sick leave and pay entitlement for teachers. Support staff pay scales pay award information april 2019. The amendments reflect the statutory changes introduced under the maternity and. Support staff pay and conditions schools personnel service. In this article, we respond to common questions around staff pay, sick pay. National agreement and to equality proof our pay structure. Pay and reward policy statement for all council staff 20172018. The national joint council for local government services has confirmed the pay deal, setting new pay rates from 1 april 2018 and 1 april 2019. Local government pay the national joint council njc key.
Coronavirus employment implications faqs for public. The following appendices contain the revised rates of pay. Each chief officer will receive the same local terms and conditions of employment as set out in the njc green book employees. This absence does not count against sick pay entitlements. The arrangements were reached in consultation with the joint trades unions. Note njc employees in london have their own pay spine and received a different offer, which was also accepted. Support staff are subject to either kent scheme or national joint council njc terms and conditions. Unison members on national joint council njc, green book contracts have very good sickness absence terms and conditions. Staff on craft red book terms, staff on chief officer terms, or staffs coming under any pay arrangements other than the njc green book. The period of absence on this account shall not be reckoned against the employees entitlements under this scheme. I am only requesting information pertinent to the following clause, contained within section 10. The workplaces usual sick leave and pay entitlements apply if someone has coronavirus.
This contract is subject to the appropriate employment checks being successfully undertaken, for example disclosure and barring service and medical checks, along with evidence of any required qualifications and registrations held. Details can be found within either the blue book or green book both the blue book for kent scheme staff and green book for njc, provide detailed information relating to a wide range of areas. This includes information about statutory sick pay and occupational sick pay paid by the school under this policy. This policy and procedure covers staff on njc, soulbury, jnc terms and conditions and. The national pay spine will apply for posts on grades 1 to po 22 band 15. Shropshire councils pay structure is currently split across three sectors, described below. Local arrangements njc part 3 provisions bolton council. Please check the home page for latest news on pay claims, pay scales and pay campaigns. Hi, we have taken in a tupe team of staff who are on the national joint council collective agreement sick pay scheme. Since the staff member may have been in direct contact with the virus, home working arrangements should be.
For green book staff, the provisions are broadly drafted and at. The national pay spine applies for posts on grades 1 to po 22 band 15. Mar 14, 2019 hi, we have taken in a tupe team of staff who are on the national joint council collective agreement sick pay scheme. Unite calls on scottish government to purchase ppe from international suppliers and for scottish based firms to start manufacturing equipment. This section provides information for youth, community and playworkers that are employed under the jnc pink book, the njc green book and soulbury. Continuous service the basic rules south east employers. Managing sickness absence model policy and procedures. Sick pay is a financial provision and not a provision that in any way indicates the. The njc trade unions have lodged the attached below 2020 pay claim with the national employers. National agreement the njceci national joint council.
The national joint council for the engineering construction industry njc is a partnership between trade unions and employers. To urge all local authorities, recognised unions and employers to. The njc has agreed an increase of 2% with effect from 1 july 2018. Authorities shall have discretion to extend the period of sick pay in exceptional cases. For workers in local government and schools, pay and other terms and conditions are determined by a negotiating body. Green book njc terms and conditions and should be read in conjunction with the green book which is the authoritative document on terms and conditions for the local government staff group. The njc for local government services pay and conditions document the green book sets out some occupational entitlements or benefits where previous continuous local government service is taken into consideration.
For example, staff working in academies which do not follow green book terms and conditions. Please confirm between 01 january 2010 to 31 august 2017. This document sets out the entitlement of employees to contractual sick pay. In the latest developments on national negotiations for local government pay for 2016, unison has issued a newsletter to its branches to inform them that the employers pay offer for green book employees has been rejected by 64 % to 36 %. Woolwich ferry workers to receive 100 per cent of pay, if furloughed during the pandemic. The njcs objectivity, authority and independence foster. After 5 years service, members receive provision for up to 6 months on full pay and 6 months absence on halfpay. If you do not work in a local authority, or an organisation that takes out the lga workforce subscription you will need to take out the. Holiday should normally be taken during school closure periods. Local government terms and conditions green book local. The green book has been updated and we have issued a version showing all track.
Further information is set out in guidance note g22 pay and grading of support staff. The employer might need to make allowances if their workplace sickness policy requires evidence from the employee. The employers side of the njc for local government services green book staff have today 28. We have employees who are on 6 months sick pay and 6 months half pay, but cannot agree on how this works if someone is of continuously. The njc has a strong commitment to joint negotiation and consultation at all levels. Pay and reward booklet 2015 2 of 27 national collective agreements a number of national collective agreements have been made covering the various types of workers in local government service. We have taken in a tupe team of staff who are on the national joint council collective agreement sick pay scheme.
A guide to gender pay gap reporting and what it means for your school. However, this can vary between local authorities, which means it is not possible to be prescriptive about the rate of pay support staff will receive. Staff on craft red book terms, staff on chief officer terms, or staffs coming. However, please note that unions and njc circulars have stated and. The pay range for a large proportion of staff is based on the njc framework for local government services the green book.
For example, in the case of minimum green book leave entitlement the. Local authorities, unite in your sector unite the union. The green book is available in full, for local authorities and lga subscribers. These include occupational sick pay, occupational maternity pay and annual leave entitlements. A guide to gender pay gap reporting and what it means for your school a dedicated team of specialists in hr. Should you have any questions regarding whether a provision within the njc terms and conditions applies, please contact a member of the office of human resources hr advisory team. Details of sick pay entitlement for teachers and support staff can be found at annex 1 and 2. Also known as the single status agreement, the book covers the pay and conditions for local authority employees. Salaries in shropshire council have been reduced, as part of changes by the council to staff terms and conditions of employment, except for those employees on the lowest pay. Coronavirus employment implications faqs for public sector. Local government pay the national joint council njc. School employees covered by the burgundy book teachers and green book support staff sick pay schemes are entitled to full pay for absence when they are required to be absent due to infectious illness and this absence does not count against sick pay entitlements. Known as the single status agreement, the green book covers the pay and conditions for 1.
Green book and the njc pay arrangements for all support staff, including post. Individual staff in local authority and subscriber organisations will need to register with the website in order to gain access. Local authorities or academy trusts with their own support staff terms and conditions may well have a similar. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on sick pay. Hertfordshire have their own sick pay and car mileage arrangements. Annex 1 sick pay entitlement for support staff employed on njc green book terms and conditions.
To urge all local authorities, recognised unions and employers to apply national agreements. If this is the first time you have accessed the green book, it. Single status agreements are also used to determine the pay and conditions of. These include occupational sick pay, occupational maternity pay.
Everyone on njc green book conditions working in councils, schools, academies and various other bodies. The green book is a national agreement negotiated between the local government association and the trade unions. Added the welsh version of school teachers pay and conditions document 2017 and guidance on school teachers pay and conditions that is valid. Includes rates paid to casual employees whose pay includes an additional amount for holiday entitlement. This booklet is aimed at employees employed under the green book njc terms and conditions and should be read in conjunction with the green.
Pay offer is a twoyear pay deal from 1st april 2018 to 31st march 2020. This is because they work in a highlyunionised environment where terms and conditions are protected. Green book employees pay and conditions policy covering the njc for local government services group. Local authorities or academy trusts with their own support staff terms and conditions may well have a similar provision in place but you may need to check if unsure. Green book salary grades 20192020 pdf format, 355kb green book hourly rates 201920 pdf format, 336kb applicable only to hours worked on or after 1st april 2019. Njc payscales are used widely in the voluntary and community sector, although they are local government scales negotiated by the employer and trade union sides of the national joint council for local. Managing sickness absence model policy and procedures for.
The green book covers njc staff, who are the majority of local government. Known as the single status agreement, the green book covers the pay and. They have suggested that it would be helpful if the green book specified payment for basic paygrade only. National joint council for local government services.
This agreement includes the full, current details of the national joint council njc for local government services. The scheme is intended to supplement statutory sick pay and incapacity benefit so as to maintain normal pay during defined periods of absence on account of sickness, disease, accident or assault 2. A pay increment may be withheld following an adverse report on an employees performance subject to the councils capability disciplinary procedures being followed. The njc issued new advice on 6th march 2020 that if a staff member is caring for someone who has or may have coronavirus, this period of absence should also be regarded as selfisolation. Most jobs have a pay grade with four pay points increments. It is intended in due course to issue further guidance relating to sickness and maternity, maternity support, adoption, parental and shared parental leave and pay for termtime only employees. Pay and reward policy statement for all council staff 2017. A two hour reduction in the standard working week as set out in the green. In all cases annual figures are rounded to the nearest pound and. Entitlement to sickness pay depends upon service as set out below. Njc circular njc220 annual leave retained duty system calculation of pay apr 6, 2020 circular njc circular njc619 annual report of the independent chair 20182019. Single status agreements are also used to determine the pay and conditions of nonlocal authority staff. Salaries in shropshire council have been reduced, as part of changes by the council to staff terms and conditions of employment, except for those employees on the lowest pay levels, in two stages october 2011 and again in october 2012. To negotiate collective agreements on pay and conditions and any other related matters that the two sides of the national joint council agree to negotiate on.
Corona virus advice from the branch unison west sussex. Employees should let their employer know as soon as possible if theyre not able to go to work. Dont include personal or financial information like your national insurance number or credit card details. Sick pay and sick leave regulations for support staff. This booklet outlines the local arrangements for other terms and conditions, known as njc part 3 provisions. Support staff in schools employed under green book terms and conditions are entitled to receive normal pay when prevented from attending work because of contact with an infectious disease. Scheme of conditions of service grey book fire brigades union. This includes information about statutory sick pay and occupational sick pay paid by the academy under this policy.
The pay structure and conditions apply to all staff on njc and craft terms and conditions. If this is the first time you have accessed the green book, it will be required that you create an account for the site. Mar, 2019 this agreement includes the full, current details of the national joint council njc for local government services. Apr 02, 2009 njc circular njc220 annual leave retained duty system calculation of pay apr 6, 2020 circular njc circular njc619 annual report of the independent chair 20182019. This njc pay claim for 202021 and accompanying submission is made. Final 2018 20 local government pay offer now on the table. This page lists the current and previous pay rates.923 1532 1557 717 167 447 404 884 1549 1683 1405 1063 158 1556 556 1639 1614 270 317 1210 811 53 1682 447 59 1343 1011 187 213 1317 50 972 407 1337 1183 875