A fresh pay offer has been put to Scotland’s Trade Unions representing the local authority workforce.
Council Strikes Still On The Cards
UNISON has confirmed that strike dates in waste and recycling, schools and early years, that have already been notified to the local authorities will continue as planned during the period of consultation.
Facing A Winter Of Discontent
Orkney looks set to face disruption to many of its council run services this autumn and winter. Council workers, members of trade unions have rejected the 2% pay offer from their employers.
Frontline Workers Put At Risk in Postcode Lottery PPE Provision in Scotland
Serious concerns have been raised by trade union leaders highlighting the inconsistencies over protection for those working in the front line during the Covid19 pandemic.
“”This is an unprecedented attack on staff and their trade union rights”
The Scottish Court Custody and Prisoner Escort Service (SCCPES) had attempted to cancel their GMB membership by stopping their union dues paid through the employer payroll check-off system.
Staff Employed by MSPs Face Real Terms Pay Cut
The cut would affect the take home pay of Parliamentary Researchers, Constituency Caseworkers and Communications Staff directly employed by Members of the Scottish Parliament.
Future Scottish Offshore Wind Projects to Support Supply Chain in Scotland
When applying for offshore wind leases in Scottish waters developers will have to commit to supporting the supply chain in Scotland.
“This is a scandal and it has to stop.” Warns Union Over Offshore Wind Contracts
“Billions of pounds in manufacturing contracts and tens of thousands of jobs from Scotland’s offshore wind sector were lost to international competitors in 2019.”
Costs of Hosting COP26 in Glasgow Slammed by GMB Scotland
A trade union has reacted with angrily to reports that the international Climate Conference to be held in Glasgow this year is expected to cost £100million in providing security.
Scottish prison custody officers launch strike ballot over pay imposition
The pay imposition will result in staff receiving less than £10 an hour for the next two years.