Saturday, 21 March 2020

Glasgow - Making Staff Pay For Someone Else's Mess



Glasgow City Council (GCC) may be under new political leadership, but it's up to its old tricks again with the news that council staff are to be asked to pay for fixing its discredited, 'unfit for purpose' WPBR pay scheme with a new round of voluntary redundancies.

Now I've yet to read of any Glasgow politicians - MSPs, MPs and councillors - speaking out and condemning such a move, but if I do I'll share the details on the blog site.

In the meantime, the read full report via the link below to The Herald.

  


https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18323485.glasgow-council-looks-voluntary-redundancies/

Glasgow council looks for voluntary redundancies
By Stewart Paterson - The Herald

The council is to open a voluntary redundancy scheme to reduce the total wage bill.

Job cuts are looming at Glasgow City Council as it looks to reduce the workforce to cope with the bill for the equal pay settlement.

The council is to open a voluntary redundancy scheme to reduce the total wage bill. It said it is necessary to cope with ever-tightening budgets and also ongoing costs following the equal pay deal agreed last year.