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South Lanarkshire Council Leader Eddie McAvoy Under Fire to Justify Why the Council Wasted Millions Following £75m Equal Pay Settlement

452 days ago
South Lanarkshire Council Leader Eddie McAvoy under fire to justify why the council wasted millions following £75m equal pay settlement. MSP Margaret Mitchell blasts the Labour administration for defending the indefensible and insists bucks stops with them -> Read more at Hamilton Advertiser

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South Lanarkshire Council Urged to Come Clean over How They Will Pay £75m Equal Pay Settlement

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South Lanarkshire Council Expecting More Equal Pay Claims

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South Lanarkshire Council Face More Equal Pay Claims

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South Lanarkshire Council Facing "hundreds" of Equal Pay Claims

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South Lanarkshire Council facing "hundreds" of equal pay claims. Rival factions clash as council leader says workers will "take a chance" on a claim -> Read full article

SNP Call on South Lanarkshire Council to Pay out to All Their Workers Entitled to Equal Pay

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Unison Say 1200 Equal Pay Settlements with South Lanarkshire Council are at "advanced" Stage

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Unison say 1200 equal pay settlements with South Lanarkshire Council are at "advanced" stage. Local authority say employees should get any money to which they are entitle... -> Read more at Hamilton Advertiser

Up to 2000 Woman Workers Could Make Further Equal Pay Claims Against South Lanarkshire Council

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Up to 2000 woman workers could make further equal pay claims against South Lanarkshire Council. Hamilton lawyers taking on hundreds more cases -> Read more at Hamilton Advertiser

Concerns Raised That Cash-strapped South Lanarkshire Council Could Face £100m Equal Pay Claim

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