Birmingham City Council has publicly apologised to residents affected by an ongoing bin strike which could last until December.
Proposals aimed at ending a long-running dispute with teaching assistants in Durham could mean more than three quarters of the staff being given a pay rise.
Industrial action in Scotland over local government pay has been scuppered after a ballot by Unison failed to reach the minimum threshold of the new Trade Union Act.
Refuse workers in Birmingham have started voting on strike action amid accusations of financial mismanagement and an overspend by the council of nearly £10m.
The Welsh government will introduce a Bill amendment designed to ensure agency workers cannot be recruited to cover the work of public sector employees during industrial action.
Scotland’s largest local government trade union is to ballot its members over possible strike action after rejecting the latest pay offer from town halls.
Teaching assistants in Derby have voted overwhelmingly to end a ten-month campaign of strike action over pay and working time.
A dispute over Glasgow City Council’s moves to privatise IT provision has been resolved with union members voting to accept a deal that protects ‘jobs, terms and conditions and current employment status’.
A union has accused Derby council of ‘inflaming tensions’ over a pay dispute with school support staff, while teaching assistants vote for industrial action in Durham.
Traffic wardens in Hackney have declared a 24 hour strike as part of a pay and victimisation dispute.