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National Joint Council for local government servicesEmployers’ SecretaryNaomi CookeAddress for correspondenceLocal Government Association18 Smith SquareLondon SW1P 3HZTel: 020 7664 [email protected]:Trade Union SecretariesRehana Azam, GMBJim Kennedy, UniteJon Richards, UNISONAddress for correspondenceUNISON Centre130 Euston RoadLondon NW1 2AYTel: 0845 [email protected] Executives in England, Wales and N Ireland(copies for HR and Finance Directors)Members of the National Joint Council24 August 2020Dear Chief Executive,LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES’ PAY AGREEMENT 2020-21PayAgreement has been reached between the National Employers and the NJC Trade UnionSide on rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2020.UNISON and GMB both voted to accept whilst Unite voted to reject. However, in line with theConstitution of the NJC, Unite accepts the collective majority decision of the other unions thatthe pay award will now be implemented.The new pay rates are attached at Annex 1. The new rates for allowances, up-rated by 2.75per cent, are set out at Annex 2.The NJC has also agreed to enter into discussions on examining all options for ensuring thesector – and the NJC pay spine - can meet the challenge of the Government’s target for theNational Living Wage in the coming years.Annual LeaveThe NJC has also agreed that from 1 April 2020, minimum annual leave will increase from21 to 22 days for employees with less than five years’ service.The National Agreement Part 2 Para 7.2 will therefore, with effect from 1 April 2020, beamended to read as follows:7.2 Annual LeaveThe minimum paid annual leave entitlement is twenty-two days with a further three daysafter five years of continuous service. The entitlement as expressed applies to five dayworking patterns. For alternative working patterns an equivalent leave entitlement shouldbe calculated.

Stress and Mental HealthThe NJC has further agreed that the Joint Secretaries will begin discussions on “acomprehensive joint national review of the workplace causes of stress and mental health”Yours sincerely,NaomiCookeNaomi CookeRehana AzamJim KennedyPage 2 of 5Jon Richards

ANNEX 829303132333435363738394041424301-Apr-19per annumper hour 17,364 9.00 17,711 9.18 18,065 9.36 18,426 9.55 18,795 9.74 19,171 9.94 19,554 10.14 19,945 10.34 20,344 10.54 20,751 10.76 21,166 10.97 21,589 11.19 22,021 11.41 22,462 11.64 22,911 11.88 23,369 12.11 23,836 12.35 24,313 12.60 24,799 12.85 25,295 13.11 25,801 13.37 26,317 13.64 26,999 13.99 27,905 14.46 28,785 14.92 29,636 15.36 30,507 15.81 31,371 16.26 32,029 16.60 32,878 17.04 33,799 17.52 34,788 18.03 35,934 18.63 36,876 19.11 37,849 19.62 38,813 20.12 39,782 20.62 40,760 21.13 41,675 21.60 42,683 22.12 43,662 22.63 44,632 23.13 45,591 23.6301-Apr-20per annumper hour 17,842 9.25 18,198 9.43 18,562 9.62 18,933 9.81 19,312 10.01 19,698 10.21 20,092 10.41 20,493 10.62 20,903 10.83 21,322 11.05 21,748 11.27 22,183 11.50 22,627 11.73 23,080 11.96 23,541 12.20 24,012 12.45 24,491 12.69 24,982 12.95 25,481 13.21 25,991 13.47 26,511 13.74 27,041 14.02 27,741 14.38 28,672 14.86 29,577 15.33 30,451 15.78 31,346 16.25 32,234 16.71 32,910 17.06 33,782 17.51 34,728 18.00 35,745 18.53 36,922 19.14 37,890 19.64 38,890 20.16 39,880 20.67 40,876 21.19 41,881 21.71 42,821 22.20 43,857 22.73 44,863 23.25 45,859 23.77 46,845 24.28*hourly rate calculated by dividing annual salary by 52.143 weeks (which is 365 days divided by 7) and then divided by 37 hours(the standard working week)Page 3 of 5

ANNEX 2Part 3 Paragraph 2.6(e) Sleeping-in Duty Payment:1 April 2020 37.07RATES OF PROTECTED ALLOWANCES AT 1 APRIL 2020(FORMER APT&C AGREEMENT (PURPLE BOOK))Paragraph 28(3) Nursery Staffs in Educational Establishments - Special EducationalNeeds Allowance1 April 2020 1,324Paragraph 28(14) Laboratory / Workshop TechniciansCity and Guilds Science Laboratory Technician’s Certificate Allowance:1 April 2020 215City and Guilds Laboratory Technician’s Advanced Certificate Allowance:1 April 2020 156Paragraph 32 London Weighting and Fringe Area Allowances Per AnnumInner Fringe Area:1 April 2020 898Outer Fringe Area:1 April 2020 626Paragraph 35 Standby Duty Allowance - Social Workers (1)(a)(i) Allowance - PerSession1 April 2020 29.83Page 4 of 5

FORMER MANUAL WORKER AGREEMENT (WHITE BOOK)Section 1 Paragraph 3 London and Fringe Area Allowances Per AnnumInner Fringe Area:1 April 2020 898Outer Fringe Area:1 April 2020 626Page 5 of 5