Single Status Briefing
Pay and grading rejected as totally
Members will have seen press stories
about staff losing pay under the new Pay and Grading scheme
in Edinburgh. What the stories
do not make clear is that the unions have rejected the latest
proposals from the Council as totally unacceptable.
Job Evaluation - the background
In 1999 members voted in a ballot for
a new deal with councils across Scotland called 'Single
Status'. Every job in local government was to be evaluated
through a recommended national job evaluation scheme.