“Social Care staff provide a critical and valuable service, never more apparent than during this emergency period.”
“62% of OIC non-teaching staff work part time, 82% of these part time workers are women.”
Calls to re-open the local authority pay settlement are being made with the news that the Scottish Government have agreed to an enhanced pay deal for school teachers.
The meeting at the St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall is on from 6pm and is open to all.
“COSLA will need to dig a bit deeper if we are to avoid industrial action.”
“even with the slight increase for 2018, it still represents a significant pay cut and does not restore us anywhere close to real terms pay levels from a decade ago.”
It applies to 147,000 ‘Agenda for Change’ employees including all nurses, paramedics and allied health professionals.