Union meeting refuses Aberdeen City Council pay offer

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Cost savings are being sought in the public spending squeeze

A mass meeting of Aberdeen council workers rejected a proposal to settle a dispute over pay.

Workers have been offered a 1.5% increase in pay, in lieu of a salary increment rise the authority wants to put off until next April.

It is designed to save the council about £4.5m.

A full ballot of members will now recommend rejection, after the meeting was held at the city's Beach Ballroom on Tuesday.

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