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


CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: How to contact us

CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS: How to contact us
UNISON office buildings are closed because of the coronavirus lockdown. You can contact us by phone or email Please try ... Read More

New guidance for home and social care staff in Scotland puts home care staff at ...

Press Release
UNISON, the trade union representing home and social care workers, are vigorously challenging Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) guidance which was issued ... Read More

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: pausing of work programmes

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: pausing of work programmes
Health staff: The following programmes are suspended to enable focus on the current crisis: The introduction of the Independent National ... Read More

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: STAC update

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: STAC update
Health Staff: This update covers all of work done last week by the Scottish Term and Conditions Committee. Issues covered: ... Read More

CORONAVIRUS LOCAL GOVERNMENT: FAQs for workforce

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LOCAL GOVT WORKERS: This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) has been developed jointly between COSLA and the SJC Trade Unions (UNISON, ... Read More

CORONAVIRUS LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Deputy First Minister sets out work in progress

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This letter, from John Swinney Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, regarding local government workers  sets ... Read More

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: Joint statement on expanding the nursing and midwifery...

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH STAFF: Joint statement on expanding the nursing and midwifery workforce
Heath staff; This is a joint statement by employers, trade unions and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on expanding ... Read More

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE STAFF: Revised PPE Guidance

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE STAFF: Revised PPE Guidance
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE STAFF: Scottish Government has issued revised Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidance for Health and Social Care ... Read More
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Resources

UNISON Submission to Policing Sub Cttee capital resourcing inquiry (Post Budget)

After police stations began to literally fall apart last year, Holyrood's Justice Committee began an inquiry into capital spending in ... Read More
/ Responses

Response: Planning Performance and Fees February 2020

UNISON has been raising concerns about problems in planning departments for some time. We published papers based on surveys of ... Read More
/ Responses

Briefing 113 Draft Budget 2020-21

The Scottish Government draft budget for 2020/21 has been published. The spending total amounts to a real terms increase of ... Read More
/ Briefings, News, Press release

Independent Inquiry: Mental Health Services in Tayside

The report from the inquiry onto mental health services in Tayside has now been published. This followed serious issues about ... Read More
/ Briefings, News