Labour will seek to largely end the outsourcing of council contracts to private firms if it enters government, John McDonnell has said.
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.
Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership has confirmed plans to merge two wards at a specialist mental health facility.
Dundee is heading for a “summer of discontent” with public services suffering all season long – unless councillors intervene next week.
British Gas owner Centrica is planning to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions as it faces “growing challenges”.
Dundee City Council said it is keen to work with trade unions to avoid strike action by their members.
Scores of NHS Tayside workers could be in line for a four-figure pay rise after the health board agreed to raise salaries of some of its lowest paid staff.
Members of the three largest trade unions in Dundee gathered outside the council last night to protest the decision not to let them speak in the chamber about industrial action that could be on the horizon.
The ambulance service is in a “critical condition”, with staff at breaking point, a new report has warned.
A report launched in Dundee has called for a new system of tax to boost the ailing coffers of Scottish councils.
Trade union leaders are recommending strike action to care workers amid worries over split shift patterns.
Union members will meet on Monday to decide whether to take industrial action over changes to council workers’ terms and conditions.
Trade union leaders in Dundee have revealed they are in “intensive talks” with members about what action to take following last week’s city council budget meeting.
Council workers in Dundee have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action if the city council presses ahead with controversial plans to change carers’ hours.
A shake-up of the council’s voluntary redundancy and early retirement process could lead to union members balloting for industrial action.
Trade union bosses in Dundee have declared they will fight any threat to council jobs with “everything it takes”.
Further talks were due to take place yesterday in a bid to prevent Dundee’s care workers losing thousands of pounds a year in wages.
Dundee City Council has been asked to improve its pay offer to local authority workers in a bid to avoid strike action.
Almost 2,000 Unison members who work for Dundee City Council are set to consider industrial action in their bid for a better pay deal.
Dundee residents could be left with overflowing bins at Christmas if refuse workers decide to strike in a row over pay.