Those workers are the people who have been in the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic: cleaners, refuse collectors, social care workers and many more.
Agreement Reached for Shetland Towage Workers
A 15-year long dispute with Shetland Islands Council (SIC) over a Long Service Award payments has been resolved.
Workers Reject COSLA Pay Offer
Local Government workers, members of the trade union, Unite have voted to reject the COSLA pay offer by an overwhelming majority of 83.3%.
Urgent Intervention Needed Into Local Government Pay Dispute Says Trade Union
In the letter to Nicola Sturgeon, Unite highlights that 55% of local government workers earn less than £25,000 per annum, and around 75% of local government workers earn less than the UK national average wage of £32,875.
Trade Union Calls for Extension of £500 Christmas Bonus to Other Workers
“Unite believes that the £500 payment should be given to all workers in NHS, local authorities, private health and social care settings regardless of the hours they are employed and that it should be paid in full.” Pat Rafferty
Supporting Scotland’s Social Care Workers – Additional Funding
“Social Care staff provide a critical and valuable service, never more apparent than during this emergency period.”
Financial Support for Offshore Workers
A new agreement has been reached covering offshore workers which will ensure they can benefit from the UK government coronavirus job retention scheme.
Industrial Action Suspended at Sullom Voe
All proposed industrial action is now suspended until after the ballot result.
Sullom Voe Workers to be Balloted on Industrial Action
“Strike action is now on the table and a real prospect.”
Aberdeen Airport Dispute Over
The industrial action is now ended at Aberdeen Airport.