Public-sector pay warning
- Public sector gets clear message on pay claims. Ward, Seamus; Harding, David // Public Finance;09/19/97, p4
Reports that the government of Great Britain has warned pay review bodies that it will not countenance inflation-busting pay claims for government workers. Citing of government's determination to keep within existing spending limits; Extra funding for health and education to be used for service...
- Seconds out. // Public Finance;09/19/97, p8
Discusses the refusal of Great Britain's government to provide pay increases to public employees. Discrepancy between public sector pay and private sector pay; Government's decision to restrict itself to existing spending limits; Headline rate of inflation; Absence of ways for the government to...
- Council staff receive improved pay offer. Day, Karen // Public Finance;03/12/99, p4
Reports on the increase in local government workers' salaries in Great Britain. Percentage increase in local government worker salaries; Number of local part-time female workers and manual workers covered by the pay increase.
- Civil service PRP to be scrutinised. Thatcher, Mike // Public Finance;05/21/99, p9
Reports that the Cabinet Office in Great Britain organized a working group to examine the use of performance-related pay (PRP) in the civil service. Assurances from civil service chief Richard Wilson Effectiveness of adopting private-sector practices; Impact of the performance standards set by...
- Not just the money. // Public Finance;05/30/97, p8
Comments on the increasing number of British public sector workers who are leaving the government for higher pay in the private sector. Need for the government to reaffirm the idea that serving the public is a partnership between itself and its public workforce; Motivations in working in the...
- Job security versus pay. // People Management;1/9/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p9
Reports that the British government is considering proposals to encourage employees in the public sector to sacrifice high pay raises for job security.
- Unions test pay policy. // Public Finance;09/18/98, p6
Reports that a local authority staff in Great Britain will test the government's resolution on public sector pay in October 1999 by asking for a pay increase.
- No 2K for Y2K workers. // Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Jul/Aug99, Issue 15, p6
Cites a survey by Hay Management Consultants on British public sector workers' compensations over the year 2000 weekend. Holidays.
- Unions dismiss pay offer for local government workers. Day, Karen // Public Finance;02/12/99, p8
Reports on the rejection by labor unions of a proposed pay hike for local government workers in Great Britain. Percentage of salary increase under the proposal; Comparison with the unions' pay hike proposal; Strategies unveiled by the unions to pursue equal pay for women.