Aberdeen Evening Express: Second Wave of Council Strikes Causes Chaos
Schools and centres forced to shut doors
By Andrew Whitaker and Neil Evans
COUNCIL services were today cut to the bone as a second wave of strike action hit the North-east.
Most schools , community centres and libraries in Aberdeen and Aberdeen were forced to shut their doors as employees protested over their pay packets.
Households now face having to wait up to a week to have rubbish collected.
A total of 103 schools across the region were closed or faced disruption.
Aberdeen City Council was forced to close 30 schools or nurseries, with lesson times axed at a further 14.
Another 39 schools and nurseries were shut in Aberdeenshire Council’s area, with 20 closed or disrupted in Moray
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