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.
The Welsh government has launched proposals to protect the rights of public sector workers in Wales.
The number of workers taking part in strike action fell to a record low last year, according to official statistics.
Members of the GMB Union at North Lanarkshire Council are to be balloted for industrial action in a row over pay cuts.
Members of the GMB union at Glasgow City Council have voted to strike over changes to working arrangements which they say could cost them up to £500 a year each.
Trade union Unison has warned it will consider taking industrial action after its members rejected the two-year pay offer.