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Local Government Pay Update – Briefing for members

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 next steps in trying to secure you a decent pay rise and let you know […]

Further letter to Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution

This is to keep you up to date on the local government pay negotiations. This is a joint trade union letter to Derek Mackay MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution, dated: 15th May 2018, regarding COSLA Pay Offer for local government workers. The letter covers: Public sector pay, Public sector pay policy, Equity and […]

UNISON to press Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary, Finance & the Constitution, for more money for local government workers at a key meeting on Thursday 10th May.

The Joint Trades Unions, representing the vast majority of the local government workforce on the Scottish Joint Council, submitted their pay claim in January. CoSLA, the employers body, put forward a best and final pay offer on 26th March 2018. The same pay offer was made to all local government bargaining groups. At the same […]

Letter from Scottish Government to UNISON on local government pay

This letter is from Craig Inglis, Local Government and Communities Directorate, Local Government & Analytical Services Division. Regarding the COSLA pay offer.  We are keen to ensure all our members have all the latest information and correspondence on our pay negotiations.  We wrote to to Derek Mackay MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution. You […]

Letter to Derek McKay about COSLA Pay Offer For Local Government Workers

Please see attached further letter sent on behalf of the Joint Trade Unions on the COSLA Pay offer for local government workers. We are urging Derek Mackay to sit down and discuss the genuine concerns of such a large group of public sector workers with their representatives. UNISON and other trade unions wrote to Derek […]

Pay Claim Update 2018

Local Government Pay You will be aware that UNISON, along with the other trade unions representing members in Local Government, submitted a joint pay claim to your employer on the 12th January 2018.  This claim was constructed following consultation with all members working in Local Government and you can read the detail of that here.  […]

Local Government Pay Claim

UNISON members have suffered a real terms pay cut over the last ten years. Despite the news headlines following the budget, there was no allocation of funds to local authorities to meet the three percent pay rise that other public sector workers are likely to receive. The UNISON Local Government Committee is now in negotiations […]

Unions submit local government 2018 pay claim

Unions submit local government 2018 pay claim Trade unions representing local government workers across Scotland (UNISON, Unite and GMB) have submitted their pay claim to local government today. The pay claim was submitted to COSLA (employers) by the Trade Union side of the Scottish Local Government Joint Council for the period 1 April 2018 to […]

Pay claim update

UNISON reps from councils across Scotland met on 1 December 2017 to map out a campaign for a pay claim for 2018 that will repair some of the damage of years of real terms pay cuts. The average public service worker has lost almost £4,000 in the value of their pay since 2010. Mark Ferguson, […]

Local Government Pay 2018

News and updates on the Local Government Pay Claim 2018. 2017 Pay Campaign Archive