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A Scottish trade union has urged its members to reject the offer of a pay increase up to 3%.
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.
The vast majority of GMB members have voted to accept the 2% local government pay offer.
Public sector employees are responsible for more than a third of all unpaid overtime despite only making up a quarter of the workforce.
Over a hundred thousand extra children of public sector workers have been pushed into poverty due to pay restrictions and benefit cuts, trade unions say.
Fife Council is facing fresh legal proceedings over the non-payment of equal pay awards, a trade union has warned.
A union has raised concerns about a transformation programme currently being implemented by Taunton Deane and West Somerset Councils which could result in staff reductions.
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.