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A trash strike has claimed 15 council areas in Scotland, and waste workers have begun to evict because of their wages.

Waste bins could last a week without being emptied after waste workers voted to strike later this month in 15 Scottish municipalities .

About 1,500 members of the Unite union will leave on August 24 after rejecting a 'pathetic' 2 percent payment offer from Cosla.

About 250 staff members of Edinburgh City Council have already said they will resign on 18 and 30 August, citing salary disputes. For the fringe festival.

But the union says about 1,500 members will join its colleagues in the capital in its strike actions on 24 August and 31 August.

South Lanarkshire, East Ayrshire, Inverclyde, Falkirk, Aberdeen, Highlands, Dundee.

Unite's regional officer, Wendy Dunsmore, said that local government officials "have enough substandard settlements and decent wages" to combat the impact of the cost of living crisis.

"Both Cosla's and the Scottish government's failure to bring to the table improved proposals that could have stopped this action is disappointing to me." It means that responsibility for where we are now should be returned to them," she added.

``Unity will not tolerate local officials being in a consistently poor relationship. , we are once again calling on Khosla to now make fair and decent offers to workers."

A Khosla spokesman said: We had constructive discussions with the Scottish Government last week. Leaders held a virtual meeting on Friday and agreed that more information was needed at the meeting.

``In view of the importance of remuneration to our workforce, the Council leaders wish to seek further clarification from both the Scottish and British governments, and this week will discuss the matter.

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