Trade Union members claim that "unprecedented levels of poverty are emerging amongst staff working for Nottingham City Council."
They claim that many council workers fear they will be forced to resort to using local food banks following steep rises in the price of gas, electricity and food.
They say that staff who have to use a car for their job are not able to afford the petrol to fill it up.
More top news
Dry, often sunny. Rain by evening.
Mostly dry and bright today. Rain spreading east tonight.
A 23-year-old man has denied shouting "I've got acid" in the street, before allegedly squirting a liquid in another person's face.