Date: Fri 15 March 2013
UNISON Scotland is to recommend that its local government members reject a final pay offer from councils.
Branch delegates meeting in Glasgow today (15 March) agreed to recommend rejection of the 1% offer from COSLA.
A full postal ballot will start later this month.
Stephanie Herd, Chair of the union’s Local Government Committee, said: “Delegates today reflected the mood of workers throughout Scotland.
“An offer of 1% simply isn’t enough after suffering years of real terms pay cuts. We will now move into the ballot.”
Note to Editors
Details of the offer are in our 1 March news release on our website at
And on our local government pages on the website at