Council umbrella body Cosla has warned that funding cuts mean local government performance is “simply unsustainable” longer term.
Scotland’s largest union for local government workers has announced its members have voted overwhelmingly to accept a new pay offer.
Unite union members have voted to reject the latest pay offer from Cosla for local government workers, increasing the threat of industrial action.
The speed and scale of Brexit preparations by Scottish councils is increasing the risk of errors, Cosla’s president has warned.
A Scottish Government scheme ensuring healthy meals for children in funded childcare was announced in Fife.
Scottish councils’ allocations in the draft budget put at risk the delivery of essential services next year, according to local government body Cosla.
The Education Secretary has suggested some councils do not “recognise the value” of teaching children to play musical instruments, during questioning about charges for the service by MSPs.
Trade unions representing local government workers have sent out a joint letter demanding an improved pay offer to avert strike action.
Trade union launches online calculator to highlight ‘shocking’ real-term wage losses ahead of strike ballot
Dundee organisers of Scotland's largest public sector-workers union have launched a new online calculator in a bid to highlight real-term wage losses for their members.
Grieving families no longer have to pay burial and cremation fees for people who die before they reach the age of 21.