JOB losses stand at more than 22 in Calderdale after the new draft budget.
Unions will meet with council officials next week to find out details of the plans and what it means for staff.
The Examiner reported this week that Calderdale Council will reduce the number of employees it has.
The draft budget report shows there are four jobs going in day care services, possibly rising in the coming years, six middle management posts will be cut and 12 posts will go in the Children and Young People’s play service.
Ted Ashman, of Unison, said: “There will be job losses, we’ve seen 20 to 23 so far but in restructuring it could mean more and they’re not yet clear.
“The unions are meeting relevant council directors next Tuesday and we’ll be able to ask them what it means.”
Cabinet members revealed the draft budget and spending plan priorities which is now out to public consultation.
Spending on adults, health and social care services will be cut by £850,000 in 2013/2014 rising to £4.5m in 2015/2016.
Children and young people services cuts rise from £975,000 2013/14 to £2.71m in 2015/2016.
Clr Tim Swift, leader of the authority, said the proposals were part of a bid to save £21.6 million by March 2016.
Clr Swift said: “We do our very best to provide good services for local people within the budget we have and this is becoming more and more difficult.”
In the Adults, Health and Social Care the council will “delete non-essential functions and streamline the back office” saving £250,000 by 2015/16.
Day care services for older people and adults with a learning disability and working age people with mental health conditions will be affected and the council says it will need to hold a consultation.
Job losses stand at 3.4 full time equivalents in the next 12 months rising to 10.4 by 2015/16.
Calderdale hopes to save £500,000 through early intervention work for children at risk of needing foster care.
It costs the authority £57,000 to keep 345 children in care.
Six jobs will be lost as part of a middle management review to save £300,000 in staffing costs but it will cost the authority £150,000 to make the redundancies.
Twelve jobs will be lost by withdrawing funding for the play service, saving £95,000 on staff costs. It will cost the authority £75,000 to make the redundancies.
A further £590,000 will be saved in services to schools.
In the economy and environment department there will be £1m savings in the Corporate Asset and Facilities Management service.
A further £500,000 will be saved re-tendering the waste contract and £300,000 will be saved in Highways and Engineering in 2014/15 through a review yet to be carried out.
Charging for collection of bulky waste will rise to £15 from April 2014.