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Extra £250m in equal pay claims could leave city 'like Detroit'

A trade union boss has warned of financial problems ahead for Glasgow city council as a result of over £250m worth of new equal pay claims. Gary Smith, who leads the GMB in Scotland, said a fresh round of claims would be submitted by female workers months after an initial £500m settlement was secured. He said he feared Glasgow could become insolvent.

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Category: Employment » Equal pay; Local government. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector.
Source: Herald on Sunday.

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