Unions reject councils’ pay offer

By Dan Peters and Martin Ford | 26 April 2021

Scottish members of two trade unions have voted to reject a pay offer from councils, raising the prospect of strike action.

A ballot of GMB members returned 93% against accepting the offer put forward by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) while Unite Scotland voted 83% against, with 80% backing industrial action.

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