Unions reject councils’ pay offer
Scottish members of two trade unions have voted to reject a pay offer from councils, raising the prospect of strike action.
Thurrock workers strike in pay dispute
Workers at Thurrock BC have embarked on a three-week strike amid claims their pay is to be ‘slashed’.
Unison urges members to vote for strike
Scotland’s biggest public service trade union has advised council workers to vote for industrial action in a ballot over pay.
Union in industrial action threat over large-scale job losses
Trade union Unite has warned it could launch industrial action unless Nottingham City Council removes its threat of large-scale redundancies.
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.
Union and council end dispute amid coronavirus crisis
Trade union Unite has said its dispute with Veolia over holiday pay for refuse staff working at Tower Hamlets LBC has been resolved.
Serco strike action averted
Strike action by refuse workers in Sandwell has been averted after Serco withdrew planned changes to collections.
EXCLUSIVE: Industrial action risk as employers mull sticking with 2% pay offer
Council employers are keeping open the option of doubling down on their 2% pay offer to the unions, raising the risk of protracted industrial action.
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.
Royal Mail wins High Court bid to halt strike
The Royal Mail has won its High Court bid to halt a postal strike in the run up to the General Election amid fears it would hit postal votes.
Brum bin apology
Birmingham City Council has agreed to apologise to 17 people after the Local Government Ombudsman criticised it for repeated missed bin collections.
Brighton council workers announce strike action
Strike action by Brighton & Hove City Council workers is to begin later this month.
Glasgow secures £285m deal to settle pay dispute
Glasgow City Council has struck a deal with Legal & General to fund the settlement of an equal pay dispute.
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.
Birmingham bin dispute cost council £6m
Birmingham City Council has settled an industrial dispute with refuse workers that has cost the authority almost £6m.
End in sight for Birmingham bin dispute
The industrial dispute between Birmingham City Council and trade union Unite is expected to come to an end this week.
Birmingham officers deny union accusations of 'inflammatory' reports
Senior officers at Birmingham City Council have rejected a trade union’s claims their reports have been ‘inflammatory, defamatory and inaccurate’.
Birmingham follows through on injunction threat
Birmingham City Council has insisted it had ‘no option’ but to follow through its threat of an injunction as industrial action by refuse workers continues.