In the ballot of University and College Union (UCU) Scotland members, 77% of those who voted backed strike action on a turnout of 86%.
Workers in Education and early years services across 10 councils in Scotland have voted for industrial action.
Around 40 Unite members including able seamen, base assistants, cooks and technicians will take 24-hour strike action beginning at noon today, Thursday 27 July. The action ends the following day at noon. The latest strike action follows a previous 24-hour stoppage over 26 to 27 June.
Members of the Prospect trade union working in Fire and Security for Highlands and Islands Airport Limited have voted to accept a revised pay deal for 2022-23 which will end the current dispute
The action will hit major oil and gas operators including BP, CNRI, EnQuest, Harbour, Ithaca, Shell and Total. Energy companies which have been enjoying a massive surge in their profits.
Prospect trade union has agreed to suspend its industrial action by fire and security staff at Highlands and Islands Airport Limited after an improved pay offer from the employer.
Services from Inverness to Stornoway and Benbecula and from Inverness to Kirkwall and Sumburgh all suspended.
“Our members in Fire and Security ensure airports across the highlands and islands operate safely and securely for the communities and businesses that they serve. They do not deserve the substantial real terms pay cut that is currently on offer.” Jane Rose, Prospect
A number of airports will be fully closed including Barra, Benbecula, Dundee, Stornoway, Sumburgh and Tiree. Kirkwall Airport will operate on a limited basis.
“COSLA Leaders are clear that it is in all of our interests, not least those of children, young people and families, to conclude the teachers’ pay negotiations as quickly as we can to bring back stability and certainty in our schools.” COSLA’s Resources Spokesperson, Councillor Katie Hagmann