Date: Fri 25 March
UNISON recommends members reject 1% local government pay offer
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
Stephanie Herd, Chair of the union's Local Government
Committee, said: "Delegates today reflected the mood of workers throughout
"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
And on our local government pages on the website at