Higher Education News

Queen Margaret staff to stay directly employed

UNISON has welcomed news that members at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University have succeeded in preventing their jobs being outsourced, after

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Health and Safety News

Violent Assaults on Public Service Staff in Scotland – UNISON Survey 2019

Violent incidents are still a problem for staff across public services. That’s the unavoidable conclusion of UNISON Scotland annual survey.

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Equalities Retired Members

MAC 20 Retired Members’ Conference issue

Scotland at Retired Members Conference; Didn’t we do well in Southport; How did the Scottish Motions fare?; Regional meeting got

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News

Higher education pay ballot result

University workers vote 2-1 for strike action, but ballot does not meet the threshold for legal strike action. University workers

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News Scotland in UNISON

Scotland in UNISON 140 November 2019

Milestone reached for Malawi maternity clinic; Queen Margaret University staff vote for strike action; Historic meetings of new Scotland FE

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Conference News STUC Women

Celebrating our inspiring women

Women’s conference unanimously backed UNISON’s call to tell the story of the women in the trade union movement who have

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Conference News STUC Women

Let’s recognise our shared humanity and welcome migrant workers and refugees

Women’s conference sent our thoughts to the 39 victims who died in the back of the lorry last week and

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Conference News STUC Women

Redoubling efforts to end child poverty

The theme of the 92nd Women’s Conference was “Fighting to eradicate child poverty” and delegates pledged support for a range of

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Conference News STUC Women

Mothers of pre-term or sick babies must have more workplace support

Women’s conference backed UNISON’s call for more support in the workplace for women with premature or sick babies. The Women’s

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