Local Government Pay 2018

News and updates on the Local Government Pay Claim 2018.

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

June Letter to Derek Mackay about COSLA pay offer for local government workers

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This is to keep you up to date on the local government pay negotiations. This is a joint trade union letter to Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work Derek Mackay. It was sent following our meeting with him ... Read More

Thousands send message to Swinney on council pay

(Johanna Baxter, Mark Ferguson, local government chair, and vice chair Carol Ball take the postcards to the Parliament.)
In the run up to schools breaking up for the summer thousands of members signed postcards to the Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills to remind him that Education is ONE team, who all deserve fair ... Read More

Local Government Pay Update – Briefing for members

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Dear Member, UPDATE - Local Government Pay UNISON have been working hard to secure an improvement to the current pay offer put forward by COSLA.  This briefing is to bring you up to date with this activity, to outline our ... Read More

2017 Pay Campaign Archive