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Talks following the two-day strike by more than 8,000 women in Glasgow this week were described as positive and constructive by both sides.
Council staff are being forced to rely on credit cards, pawn possessions and borrow money from friends and family due to low pay, a new survey has revealed.
Talks were taking place today in a bid to settle the equal pay row that led to a two-day strike by more than 8,000 women in Glasgow this week.
Unions were today claiming the strike by 8,000 women staff in Glasgow over equal pay was solid and council facilities had shut down as other workers refused to cross picket lines.
The strike by 8,000 women staff in Glasgow over equal pay appeared to be escalating on day one as more workers downed tools to show their support.
One of the biggest strikes in the UK over equal pay went ahead this morning as thousands of women walked out in the dispute with Glasgow City Council.
Thousands of women at one of the UK's biggest councils are set to walk out on strike for two days this week over equal pay.
The number of staff in council social services departments in Wales has fallen by almost a quarter in the last 11 years, according to the latest figures.
Almost four in 10 central Government and county council employees have financial worries, a fact that affects their work performance and mental health.
A former Westminster City Council employee has been convicted for defrauding the council pension fund of nearly £1m.