Unite members have rejected the COSLA pay offer. 83.3% voted to reject the offer, with 80% indicating they were willing to take industrial action.
Over 14,000 workers were balloted.
The next steps will be for an industrial action ballot. Make sure your details are up to date by checking MyUnite or contacting the office on 0131 556 9676.
Pat Rafferty, Unite’s Scottish Secretary, has written an excellent article on local government workers for the Morning Star that provides a great analysis of the work done by local authorities and the context for current pay dispute.
Read all posts about the current pay claim for details of the offer, the unions’ proposal and history of the negotiation.Continue reading “Pay update: Unite rejects COSLA’s offer, gets STUC support”