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The 3% pay offer for council workers in Scotland has been rejected by members of Unison Scotland.
Mark Whitehead explores the complexities of an equal pay dispute that led to thousands of women striking last month in Glasgow.
An association of council pension funds has called for the replacement of Ryanair’s chair and has urged Michael O’Leary to set out his succession plans.
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.
Mark Whitehead explores what led thousands of council staff to strike in Glasgow this week.
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.