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Scotsman
Bill Jamieson: The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’s talking shopBill is introduced to Holyrood later this year. Founding members are the Conve
Scotsman / Posted 6 hours ago
Bill is introduced to Holyrood later this year. Founding members are the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Cosla), the Institution of Civil Engineers, Planning Aid for Scotland, Paths for All, the Royal Institution of Chartered... Read more
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Daily Record
Union bosses accuse council of leaving staff out of pocketWest Lothian is currently one of only two councils who has yet to adopt the hol
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
West Lothian is currently one of only two councils who has yet to adopt the holiday pay calculation guidance issued by CoSLA in March 2015. The proposed rate of 8.3 per cent would be a significant amount for staff who regularly work overtime... Read more
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heraldscotland
Failure to pay women fairly for a decade creates £1 billion billHowever, implementation of equal pay has been a substantial challenge for local
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
However, implementation of equal pay has been a substantial challenge for local government." The council umbrella body Cosla said it welcomed the report’s recognition that councils had faced “complex judicial processes and huge costs” as they... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland’s Councils shelling out £750m for equal pay claimsstressed that workers could potentially still make new claims against councils.
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
stressed that workers could potentially still make new claims against councils. Gail Macgregor of local government body Cosla said the report sets out the “complex judicial processes and huge costs” involved. She added: “Councils take their... Read more
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express
Council's face £1billion bill over equal pay claimthe cost of delay and dereliction of duty." Councillor Gail Macgregor, resourc
express / Posted 17 days ago
the cost of delay and dereliction of duty." Councillor Gail Macgregor, resource spokeswoman for council's umbrella body Cosla, said: "As employers, councils take their responsibilities to achieve equal pay very seriously, and we are frustrated... Read more
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express
Scotland free care fears as cost hits nearly £500m a yearin 2002 by the Labour-Lib Dem Scottish Executive Last year, David O’Neill, pre
express / Posted 25 days ago
in 2002 by the Labour-Lib Dem Scottish Executive Last year, David O’Neill, president of local authority umbrella group, Cosla, urged SNP ministers to reconsider the affordabilty of universal benefits. In February a poll found more than half of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Susan Aitken: Criminal injustice in focus at city summitafter a break of almost three years, the leaders of all 32 Scots councils sat t
EveningTimes Online / Posted 26 days ago
after a break of almost three years, the leaders of all 32 Scots councils sat together under one roof at the umbrella body Cosla. Amongst discussions on pressing issues such as Brexit and education, we discussed a paper on the so-called family cap,... Read more
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Daily Record
Union say council have left staff "out of pocket" over holiday payonly one of two local authorities left in Scotland who have yet to adopt the ho
Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
only one of two local authorities left in Scotland who have yet to adopt the holiday pay calculation guidance issued by COSLA in March 2015. The proposed 8.3 per cent rate would be a substantial amount for staff who regularly work overtime and... Read more

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