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Payline gives union members and officials access to information on more than 2,000 collective agreements with employers of all sizes in both the private and public sectors.

In addition to information about pay settlements and pay rates, Payline has information about working hours, holidays and special leave, overtime rates, pensions, shift pay, regional allowances, maternity, paternity, other family friendly policies (flexible working, career breaks), union facilities and other subjects that may be covered by negotiations.

Latest pay settlements

Recently reported pay settlements include:-

Agreement Sector Start Description
AMCO Engineering 01/01/18 3.0% increase
Forth Ports (Grangemouth) Transport 01/02/18 3.0% increase
Irish News Journalism 01/01/18 3.0% increase
Futamura Manufacturing 01/01/18 3.9% increase
Lime Pictures TV 01/01/18 3.0% increase for staff earning under £30,000pa, 2.5% for staff on £30,000pa to £60,000
Liverpool Docks (Blue Arrow) Transport 01/10/18 2.5% increase; 6 month deal
Sabic Petrochem Manufacturing 01/01/18 3.0% increase
Tarmac Cement Manufacturing 01/01/18 2.5% increase
Thermal Insulation (TICA) Construction 01/01/18 2.5% increase

For the three months from November-January, the median standard increase was 3.0%. The increase on the lowest pay rate was also 3.0%.

graph of pay settlements and inflation
Payline user guide

The software is customised to meet different unions needs. Click here to choose the appropriate version of the guide.

Who can use Payline?
All members and officials of the unions listed below have access to Payline.
  • Community
  • GMB
  • NUJ
  • PCS
  • RMT
  • TSSA

If you do not know your password, phone 020 7902 9811 or email pay@lrd.org.uk - please tell us your union in the email.

Payline demonstration

Enter Payline and type in the user name guest and password guest for a demonstration.

PayLine subscriptions

Unions can only subscribe to Payline at a national level (rates vary according to the size of the union). If you would like to know more about subscribing to Payline please contact Lewis Emery or phone 020 7902 9811.


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