Scotland’s biggest and liveliest public service trade union, representing workers delivering public and related services across Scotland.



UNISON office buildings are closed because of the coronavirus lockdown. You can contact us by phone ... Read More
Social work webinar: Radical Perspectives on Justice Social Work in Scotland

Social work webinar: Radical Perspectives on Justice Social ...

The latest in our free lunchtime radical social work webinars examines Justice Social Work from a ... Read More
Press Release

Local government unions call for a ‘fair and decent’ pay inc...

Local government trade unions have today (Tuesday) submitted a joint pay claim to COSLA calling for ... Read More

Local govt workers should not be used as a political footbal...

UNISON head of local government Johanna Baxter, gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament Committee on local ... Read More
Press Release

Social care staff are being taken for granted once again, sa...

UNISON has today (Friday) lambasted a move by the Scottish Government to cover registration fees for ... Read More
Press Release

Ovo job cuts devastating for staff and worrying for consumer...

The government can no longer stand idly by and watch as the UK’s energy sector implodes, ... Read More
Lilian Macer

Thank you for everything you have done this year.

Lilian Macer, UNISON Scotland convener, Christmas message to UNISON members and staff: You have continued to ... Read More
Lilian Macer

‘UNISON will protect public services and those who del...

Lilian Macer,  UNISON Scotland Convener, has reassured UNISON members that increased Covid cases and further restrictions, ... Read More
Press Release

Scottish budget must end staff shortage crisis in social car...

Social care workers are calling on Scottish Finance Secretary Kate Forbes to use her Scottish budget ... Read More
Press Release

UNISON demands urgent action to address NHS staffing crisis

Responding to official figures released today (Tuesday) that vacancies for nurses and midwives have increased by ... Read More
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