Theresa May stung over public sector pay backlash



The backlash over public sector pay is escalating, with trade unions threatening coordinated strikes as opposition politicians demand reassurances that there will be no staffing cuts when Theresa May lifts a 1% pay cap.
After months of arguments, ministers thought they might hear faint praise this week when they approved pay rises of 2% for police and 1.7% for prison officers in 2017-18. The Prime Minister’s spokesman said raises for all public sector workers in 2018-19 could be greater than 1%, “ending the cap that had been in place for seven years”, reports The Guardian.
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13 September 2017 in Business, Views: 51
Source: The Week
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