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.
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.
“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
Prospect members working in Fire and Security at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd have voted to take industrial action over pay.
commencing 19th December 2022 at 00:01 hours and concluding at 23:59 hours
commencing 22nd December 2022 at 00:01 hours and concluding at 23:59 hours
Royal Mail postal workers who collect, sort and deliver parcels and letters are taking national strike action today Thursday 24th, Friday 25th, Wednesday 30th November and Thursday 1st December 2022.
“The anger that my members have at being betrayed on a commitment made and accepted in good faith, is palpable” Unite regional officer John Boland
“Our members provide a crucial role for the airport from firefighting and security to customer service, this pay award affects all our members across all grades and does nothing for the retention and the recruitment of staff on islands” Shauna Wright, Unite regional officer