Local government pay summit to go ahead
Negotiators hope to keep local government pay discussions on track despite the difficulties posed by the coronavirus crisis.
Contract changes prompt strike threat
Unison members in Tower Hamlets LBC are to strike in protest at contract changes the union claims are being forced on workers.
Union and social enterprise clash over library strike
A trade union has questioned the treatment of workers by a social enterprise running hundreds of council-owned leisure facilities.
Council disappointment at Lincolnshire health visitors strike
Senior Lincolnshire CC officials have expressed their disappointment after a number of health visitors started a month-long strike yesterday.
Brighton council workers announce strike action
Strike action by Brighton & Hove City Council workers is to begin later this month.
Dundee calls for talks over strike threat
Dundee City Council has made an appeal to union members to return to talks following a vote in favour of strike action.
Brighton claims there's no grounds for bin strike
Brighton & Hove City Council has insisted strike action is 'unwarranted' as a union threatens to hold an industrial action ballot.
Hundreds of Birmingham refuse workers to strike weekly
More than 300 refuse workers have announced they will begin two days of strike action a week in an escalation of the ongoing industrial dispute with Birmingham City Council.
Unions divided over Scottish councils' pay offer
Scottish local authorities’ latest pay offer has received a mixed reaction from union members.
Wandsworth faces insourcing demand by striking workers
Workers have demanded parking enforcement at Wandsworth LBC be brought in-house as four days of industrial action begin today.
Union urges members to accept improved pay offer
A breakthrough is on the horizon in the pay dispute between Scottish councils and unions.
Council pay offer rejected as union moves towards strike action
The 3% pay offer for council workers in Scotland has been rejected by members of Unison Scotland.
Glasgow CC offers ‘olive branch’ in equal pay row
Talks will take place today in a bid to settle the equal pay row that led to a two-day strike by more than 8,000 women.