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Whether you are a nurse who’s been offered a 3 year deal starting with 2.75% or a council worker with 2.45%, you are on the receiving end of Gordon Brown’s pay restraint squeeze. As threatened last year the government is desperate to try and stick to its 2% target for pay costs. At the moment UNISON, the GMB and other unions are consulting and despite the down beat mood of the UNISON Local Government Service Group executive, there are a lot of reasons why members will vote to reject the offers.