UK

Scottish carpet factory staff awarded £160,000 after firm fails to consult over job losses

24 Aug 2006

Workers at a Scottish carpet factory have been awarded £160,000 after the business failed to consult them about their redundancies

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Scottish shopworkers support Bill to ban Christmas working

31 Jul 2006

An overwhelming majority of Scottish shopworkers support a new Bill that aims to ban large stores from opening on Christmas Day and New Year's Day, according to retail union Usdaw

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One in 50 Scottish police officers on long-term sick leave

24 Jul 2006

One in 50 Scottish police officers are on long-term sick leave, with a total of 348 officers signed off work

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Scottish employers set for recruitment spree…

11 Jul 2006

Scottish employers are predicting a busy three months, according to the latest Employment Outlook Survey by recruitment company Manpower UK....

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Scottish council gives equal pay cash to the wrong people

10 Apr 2006

Council pays up to £9,000 to some people who are not entitled to it and fails to pay others who are

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Scottish councillors in line for £20,000 golden handshake to make way for young blood

24 Mar 2006

Scottish local government politicians could receive a £20,000 pay-off if they step down at the next local government elections to let more young blood in.

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Scottish NHS faces multi-million pound equal pay claim

22 Mar 2006

The NHS in Scotland is facing a multi-million pound equal pay claim from female workers

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