Industrial relations

Unions reject councils’ pay offer

26/04/2021

Scottish members of two trade unions have voted to reject a pay offer from councils, raising the prospect of strike action.

Union in industrial action threat over large-scale council job losses

09/07/2020

Trade union Unite has warned it could launch industrial action unless Nottingham City Council removes its threat of large-scale redundancies.

Local government pay summit to go ahead

30/03/2020

Negotiators hope to keep local government pay discussions on track despite the difficulties posed by the coronavirus crisis.

Union and council end dispute amid coronavirus crisis

24/03/2020

Trade union Unite has said its dispute with Veolia over holiday pay for refuse staff working at Tower Hamlets LBC has been resolved.

Lincolnshire health visitors to strike amid pay dispute with council

19/11/2019

A number of health visitors in Lincolnshire started a month-long strike yesterday over what they describe as the council’s ‘divide and rule’ policy.

Birmingham council and union ‘welcome’ end to refuse dispute

18/03/2019

Refuse collectors who took part in strikes in Birmingham are to be given £3,500 each in a settlement which both sides say has ended the long-running dispute.

Birmingham refuse strike called off

04/03/2019

Unions called off a planned strike by refuse collectors in Birmingham today after the city council lost a bid to have the action declared illegal.

Hundreds of Birmingham refuse workers to strike ‘weekly’

05/02/2019

Over 300 refuse workers have announced they will begin two days of strike action a week in an escalation of the ongoing industrial dispute with the council.

Union rejects Scottish councils' pay offer

20/06/2018

Members of the GMB Scotland trade union have rejected the Scottish local government pay offer, potentially sparking industrial action.

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