THE BIG QUESTION
The big question: should Agenda for Change pay be protected?
Should Agenda for Change pay be protected? Do you think it will be? Will regional pay work? Add your comments and they could be published in the magazine
The government is pressing ahead with attempts to introduce regional pay in the public sector, sparking union warnings of massive wage cuts for employees in some parts of the country.
Should Agenda for Change be protected? Do you think it will be? Are there any reasons why people should be paid different amounts for doing the same job?
Unison has said that changing the pay rates of public sector workers, including NHS staff, to reflect regional differences would be an “unworkable, divisive nightmare.”
What do you think?