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A Scottish trade union has urged its members to reject the offer of a pay increase up to 3%.
More than 2,300 council employees were paid more than £100,000 in 2016-17, according to the latest ‘town hall rich list’.
A two-year pay deal for more than one million local government workers looks likely to go ahead after the biggest of the three unions involved decided to accept it.
Mark Whitehead explains why the new gender pay gap figures reveal a somewhat more mixed picture of what is actually going on.
Men in local government earn on average 6% per hour more than women according to the latest data being collected by the Government.
Council bosses have warned they do not have the adequate powers and resources to deliver statutory services in a new survey.
Less than half of local government workers in Scotland believe it will become a digital nation by 2020.
New figures have revealed that only 5% of staff in the Early Years sector are male, leading to calls to 'widen the talent pool'.
Staff at Brighton & Hove City Council will be issued with voluntary badges so they can display their chosen gender identity.
Jes Ladva argues that local authorities are embracing genuine transformation in recruitment as the austerity freeze continues.