Leaders of public sector workers have angrily attacked reports of a pay rise for teachers, police officers and other employees as a “last- gasp” attempt to curry favour with an austerity hit workforce.
Oil and gas workers at a plant in Aberdeenshire will be balloted over strike action, Unite has announced.
Hundreds of council workers are set to go on strike over a recent change to policy made by their local authority.
Two further strike dates have been announced at Glasgow Airport which will take the industrial action into the summer holiday period.
Workers at a Ford engine plant due to close next year with heavy job losses have voted to fight the decision, through industrial action if necessary.
Workers at two airports have begun the first of two 12-hour strikes in a dispute over pay and pensions.
Unions have expressed shock at an expected announcement that car giant Ford is to close one of its UK factories with heavy job losses.
Energy giant SSE is planning to cut more than 400 jobs in its retail sector covering smart meter installation because of a lack of take-up for the devices from consumers, according to a union.
Around 1,000 workers at chocolate-maker Cadbury have accepted a three-year “inflation-proofed” pay deal.
Workers at Aberdeen International Airport have voted to strike in a row over pay and pensions.
American car manufacturer Ford has confirmed that nearly 400 jobs will be lost at its engine manufacturing plant in Bridgend.