Millions of pounds have been paid to carers to sit idle despite a staff shortage and massive budget cuts at NHS Highland, union leaders have claimed.
Union leaders have claimed teaching staff have not been consulted about a reduction in the Highland school week, which will be introduced over an 18-month period from August.
There has been a cautious welcome from unions and campaigners to confirmation that £400,000 is being injected into the ambulance service in Caithness.
Scotland's "political elite" have been urged to get on with a plan to protect people's jobs.
Whisky workers have called on the UK Government to introduce special measures to shield the £5billion industry from Brexit uncertainties.
The threat of strike action at drinks giant Diageo has been lifted after union members accepted a compromise plan in a dispute over pensions.
Offshore workers are waiting to hear a ‘final offer’ on improved pay and conditions with the threat of North Sea strike action looming.
The prospect of a strike at Dounreay has increased after the latest pay talks between unions and management at the nuclear site broke down.
A union leader has called for drinks giant Diageo's "soaring" financial performance to be recognised in workers' pay awards.
Workers at Dounreay are to begin balloting for industrial action amid an ongoing pay dispute.
Would you take a cut in salary for more holiday time? Council use new scheme to help balance the books
A "salary sacrifice" scheme giving council staff an option to buy more holiday time is the latest emergency measure in Highland to balance the authority's books in the face of further multimillion-pound budget cuts.
A strike threat over cost-cutting at Orkney Council has been lifted with plans for a three-month consultation.
Unite the union said yesterday its members working for Diageo were to vote on a new negotiated pensions proposal from the whisky giant.
Work on cutting up part of the nuclear reactor infrastructure at Dounreay in Caithness got under way yesterday as strike action threatened to disrupt decommissioning of the site.
A strike threat by some Orkney Council staff has intensified with the result of a ballot on pay and working conditions.
The Unite and GMB unions are to ballot members on industrial action at drinks giant Diageo in a dispute over pensions
Industrial action by frontline staff at Orkney Islands Council could be looming amid growing anger over a potential 3% pay cut next year to balance its books.
Council chiefs on Orkney have been accused of launching "an attack" on hundreds of the authority's lowest paid workers.
Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire after he pledged to set a target date to end new fossil fuel extraction and wind-up support for "dirty" energy.
Union bosses have accused Diageo of “shameful corporate greed” in a row over proposed changes to the drink giant’s final salary pension scheme.
Key staff at the north's flagship hospital could go on strike amid claims that shift changes will put patient safety at risk.
The OCA’s (Offshore Contractors Association) chief executive Bill Murray said a vote by unions in favour of an offer would allow companies and employees to “move forward” after a year-long dispute.
The Environment Agency should be exempt from Government spending cuts, a union has said, in the wake of the devastating flooding which has hit many parts of the country.
Energy firm SSE and MSPs will meet to discuss a key contract for the £3billion Beatrice offshore windfarm in the Outer Moray Firth amid concerns about fabrication yard closures if the work goes outside Scotland.
A radical proposal for shutting down Highland Council at lunchtime on Fridays as a budget saving was branded "unviable" last night by a union representing some of the 10,000 staff.
Unions have rejected proposals offered by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) for North Sea workers in a move which could increase the chance on industrial action in the North Sea.
Aberdeen City Council was rocked last night by the shock departure of the woman who has steered its planning strategy for the last 10 years.