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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 is set to be rubber-stamped following decisions by all three unions involved to accept it.
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.
Why do some councils have a gender pay gap and how are they going to address it? Mark Whitehead investigates.
Local government leaders have pointed to the high proportion of women in in lower-paid part-time jobs as the main reason for the differences in average rates compared to men.
Men in local government earn on average 6% per hour more than women according to the latest data being collected by the Government.
The vast majority of GMB members have voted to accept the 2% local government pay offer.
North Ayrshire Council has settled hundreds of outstanding equal pay claims after months of delay.