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

UNISON application for statutory recognition accepted

Standing up for Cornerstone staff
In a major breakthrough in our union’s battle to force recognition in Cornerstone, UNISON has been told that our application ... Read More

Scottish Pensions Bulletin No 57 July 2019

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The latest Scottish Pensions bulletin is now available. The bulletin contains updates on changes to public sector pension schemes. The ... Read More

Scotland in UNISON No 138 July 2019

Scotland in UNISON July 2019
Reports from Scotland at UNISON National Delegate Conference in Liverpool; The power of collective action sees significant wins - QMU, ... Read More

HE members to vote on industrial action over pay

HE members to vote on industrial action over pay
Ballot will start in autumn following rejection of employers’ final pay offer. UNISON members working in higher education are to ... Read More

Jobs in UNISON Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Inverness

UNISON Scotland has 5 exciting job opportunities to join our team in  Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. The jobs are: ... Read More

e-brief: local government facts and figures 2019

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The Scottish Parliament Information Service (SPICe) has published a new briefing on local government finance.  The paper clearly lays out ... Read More

Disabled Members’ newsletter summer 2019

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The UNISON Scotland Disabled Members' newsletter is now online. Click here or on the graphic for a PDF ... Read More

OUT 7: UNISON at Pride events across Scotland grows

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Your OUT 7 newsletter covers the UNISON profile at many Pride events across the country throughout the summer. Also Highlighted ... Read More
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Post Legislative Scrutiny of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – June 19

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Public Audit and Post-Legislative Scrutiny Committee’s Post Legislative Scrutiny of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 UNISON is Scotland’s ... Read More
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Workplace Parking Levy – Transport (Scotland) Bill Amendments – May 19

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee – Transport (Scotland) Bill – Workplace Parking Levy Amendments  - UNISON Response UNISON Scotland strongly ... Read More
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Bargaining Briefing 106: Devolved School Management Changes

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The Scottish government has published new Devolved School Management (DSM) Guidelines on school funding decisions by local authorities. This guidance ... Read More
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Good Food Nation Legislation Consultation Response – April 19

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UNISON has long campaigned on the wide-ranging agenda summarised in the Scottish Food Coalition (SFC) call for a socially and ... Read More
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Extending FOI to housing associations – good, but do it properly.

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The Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS) has submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government & Communities ... Read More
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Consultation response on Scottish Government’s proposed post brexit procurement regulations.

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Our consultation response on Scottish Government’s proposed post brexit procurement regulations. Scottish Parliament - Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee ... Read More

UNISON’s response to the proposed Bill on Culpable Homicide

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UNISON's Submission to the consultation on Claire Baker MSP’s proposed Bill on Culpable Homicide. Read the full submission here ... Read More
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Additional Support Needs

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This is the latest evidence from UNISON regarding the  Scottish parliament Education Committee's  follow up on its enquiry into support ... Read More
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