A further union has voted to reject a £350 million local government pay deal and move towards strike action.
Offshore workers have voted to take industrial action in a dispute over pay.
A new policy that bans council workers from smoking during working hours has been branded "tantamount to bullying".
A petition with more than 38,000 signatures calling for urgent increased funding for special educational needs has been handed in to the Department for Education.
Rail workers at two companies are said to be solidly supporting a fresh strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
Union leaders are bound for Canada for a showdown with the new owners of Fife fabrication group BiFab.