Human Resources

By Martin Ford | September 14, 2018

Unions offered new pay rise to avert strike action

Unions offered new pay rise to avert strike action

A new pay offer has been put forward by councils in Scotland in a bid to avert industrial action.

Up to 130 jobs at risk at Somerset Council

Up to 130 jobs at risk at Somerset Council

By Mark Whitehead | September 4, 2018

Staff will be forced to take two days unpaid leave, up to 130 jobs could be lost, winter gritting will be cut and a park-and-ride service suspended under a package of proposals by Somerset County Council to save £13m.

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Union urges council staff to reject pay offer

A trade union is calling on local government members to reject the offer of a 2% pay rise this year.

Council to take pay dispute to Supreme Court

Nottingham City Council is to take a dispute with its staff over incremental pay rises to the Supreme Court.

Nearly 60% of investigations against councils upheld by Ombudsman

Over half of the investigations into complaints against local authorities were upheld in 2017-18, according to new figures.

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