The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

Latest Council Pay Offer A ‘dire Response' To Cost-of-living Crisis, Warns Gmb

[IMG][/IMG] Responding this afternoon (Friday 12 August) to an updated offer tabled by COSLA chiefs, involving proposals equivalent to a 3.5 per cent increase for local government pay GMB Scotland Senior Organiser for Public Services Keir Greenaway said, "This is a dire response to the cost-of-living crisis facing our members. It will almost certainly lock-in more strikes but let's also be clear that many frontline workers will fall into working poverty this winter unless this pay offer is significantly increased. [Read Full Article]