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This doesn’t need an explanation – just hold your nose and read…courtesy of the new Salford City Council draft accounts…

Number of Salford Council employees earning over £50,000…
2006/7 – 181
2007/8 -  230

Number of Salford Council employees earning over £100,000
2006/7  - 3
2007/8  - 6

Highest wage of one Salford Council employee…
2006/7 - £130,000-£139,999
2007/8 - £170,000 - £179,999

Councillors’ Allowances 2007/8 – almost £1,000,000
up £26,000 from last year

I thought I’d get a comment on this from the trade union, UNISON, which is fighting for a wage rise for low paid Town Hall workers...

“Salford City UNISON is not surprised that those receiving £100,000 has doubled when we are told there is a need for greater efficiencies for the next three years” says Branch Secretary Ray Walker “Many of our members will be outraged at yet another example of the misdirection and misuse of public funds, especially when we are asking for £6.75 an hour as the minimum hourly rate for jobs such as cleaning and catering, caring for the sick, the elderly and children with special needs, working in secure units and facing challenging encounters daily.

We urge Salford City Council to show its commitment to the wider workforce and stop this growth of wages at top end of the council structure and also to support our claim for a fair wage!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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