United Kingdom - Glasgow City council sends women equal pay offers of up to 100,000 pounds - June 1, 2019

Payments of up to 100000 pounds are being offered to Glasgow city council workers in a long-running equal pay row. Settlement letters are being sent to thousands of current and former Glasgow City Council workers after the local authority agreed to pay out at least £500 million earlier this year, more than a decade on from the dispute arising (see our February 2019 newsletter).The claimant group reached a deal with the council months after around 8,000 Glasgow council workers walked out on strike for 48 hours in October in a bid to settle the pay claim. According to GMB union settlements that are now being offered average out to around 22000 pounds while some are up to 100000 pounds.

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