Following the ballot vote for action, UNISON Scottish local government leaders have sought authority from the union’s industrial action committee for a programme of industrial action over the coming months.
This will include a day of action followed by a programme of geographical/selective action. Branch consultation will kick off next week.
UNISON negotiator and Branch Secretary, Inez Teece said: “Members are angry about the way they have been treated. Their pay being eroded whilst theytake the brunt of the cuts. We urge employers to come back to the negotiating table.”