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Fife Council is facing fresh legal proceedings over the non-payment of equal pay awards, a trade union has warned.
Labour MPs have urged ministers to provide ‘strategic vision’ for local government.
With all three unions rejecting the pay offer to local government staff, just what chance do they have of winning more money for council workers? Mark Whitehead explores.
The union with the biggest membership among local government workers has voted to reject the 2% pay offer made by the employers late last year.
Scotland’s Government is under pressure to reverse planned council budget cuts after MSPs warned ministers created an ‘expectation’ town hall staff would receive pay hikes.
Trade unions representing local government workers across Scotland have called for a 6.5% pay rise for Scottish council workers.
A trade union is calling on local government members to reject the offer of a 2% pay rise this year.
A council’s proposal to stop sick pay for the first three days of an employee’s absence has been criticised as an ‘affront’ to workers.
Unions have submitted a pay claim for increases of at least 5% for local government craft workers who mainly carry out housing and maintenance work.
Nearly 100 council leaders have written to the chancellor demanding extra funding for workers and an end to the public sector pay cap.