Tag Archives: local government pay claim 2017

Dave Prentis – Now’s the time to take a stand on pay

Letter from UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis on the Scottish local government pay ballot. Dear friend, As you know, UNISON local government branches across Scotland are currently being balloted for industrial action. That’s happening because UNISON members voted overwhelmingly to reject the pitiful pay offer that was put forward earlier this year. Thanks to years […]



LG Pay Ballot Social Media

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LG pay ballot opens 11 May and closes 30 May – Letter to members

UNISON members to be balloted for industrial action – Voting opens 11 May & closes 30 May. Please note the changed start date for the ballot. Dear Member Following one of the highest returns in a full membership consultation, UNISON members voted overwhelmingly to REJECT the Employers’ offer (77.6% of those voting). On this basis a decision […]



UNISON to ballot local government members in fight for fair pay

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action. The decision was announced at UNISON’s local government committee meeting today (Monday) following a consultative ballot which saw 77.6 per cent vote to reject the employers’ pay offer. Dougie Black, regional organiser for […]



Leaflets and posters – consultative ballot Fair Pay 2017

This page has a set of leaflets and posters to help answer your questions on UNISON Scotland’s consultative ballot on fair pay for local government workers. The consultative ballot opens on 17 March, 2017, and will close at 12 noon on 7 April, 2017. Click on the icons below for a pdf version of the document you can print. […]