A vital local public health service in Dundee which employs around 20 workers is “fighting for its life” after swingeing real-term cuts to its budget, trade union leaders have warned.
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.
A march celebrating 70 years of the National Health Service and protesting against cuts to its funding is to take place next month.
Controversial plans to introduce split shifts for social care workers were booted into the long grass after a tempestuous meeting in Dundee City Chambers last night.
Council administration leader John Alexander said the "blood" of those harmed by austerity was on the hands of the Conservatives at a heated council meeting on Monday.
Around 100 protesters took part in a march against council cuts in Dundee on Saturday afternoon.
A Dundee anti-austerity campaign group plans to field candidates in each of the city's eight wards in next year's council elections.
A member of the Irish parliament is set to address Dundee anti-austerity campaigners.