Local Government Pay 2018

News and updates on the Local Government Pay Claim 2018.

Trade Unions recommend reject vote on revised local government pay offer

Press Release
Local services throughout Scotland could be plunged into crisis after - UNISON, Unite and the GMB - wrote to COSLA to say they will recommend their members reject their revised pay offer when they consult them in the coming weeks ... Read More

Letter to COSLA – UNISON recommends members reject pay offer

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UNISON, together with GMB and UNITE trade unions, have written to COSLA to say that they will be recommending members reject the pay offer. The revised pay offer, made by COSLA on 6th September, was a 3% increase for all ... Read More

UNISON recommend members reject revised COSLA pay offer

Press Release
UNISON will recommend that its local government members reject the latest revised pay offer from COSLA when they hold a consultative ballot of members in the next few weeks. The final revised pay offer was made yesterday (6 September) by ... Read More

COSLA President supports ONE team campaign

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COSLA president, Councillor Alison Evison, has written to UNISON to support our 'It’s ONE team' campaign. She makes clear that the principle of parity in any pay offer made to the local government workforce is 'critically important' and reminds us ... Read More

Letter from John Swinney in response to Education ‘It’s One Team’ campaign

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This is a letter from Deputy First Minister John Swinney responding to the postcards and letters sent to him as part of our Education 'It's One Team' campaign. See also the 'It's One Team' campaign page ... Read More

July Letter from Derek Mackay

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This is to keep you up to date on the local government pay negotiations. This is a reply from Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work Derek Mackay. It was in response to the joint trade union letter sent ... Read More

2017 Pay Campaign Archive