A MAJOR outsourcing firm, with a base in Horwich, is facing an employment tribunal fight amid claims of a wages bungle.

Lawyers representing public services union Unison are backing cases brought by 260 hospital and schools workers against ISS, which has offices in Futura Park.

Staff say they were left struggling to pay bills after a move to fortnightly pay in April and May.

ISS has dozens of north-west contracts and union officials have confirmed they have workers at both Bedford High in Leigh and St Mary's RC High in Astley.