A Scottish charity, Scottish Autism, has informed staff they plan to withdraw them from the local government pension scheme, slashingRead more
Fund third sector organisations properly or risk a new wave of strikes, warns UNISON
UNISON Scotland has written to the Scottish government today (Friday) calling for an urgent funding injection for the third sectorRead more
Care Futures 9 – It’s as bad as you think.
No9 of UNISON Scotland’s Care Futures summarises a new paper from Audit Scotland which gathers together a wealth of informationRead more
UNISON Scotland Care Futures 6 – Care in UNISON
The 6th edition of UNISON Scotland’s Care Futures. The care system is changing – and UNSION are changing our structuresRead more
Care Futures 5 – Minimum Employment Standards
The fifth edition of UNISON Scotland’s Care Futures outlines UNISON’s view of the minimum employment standards that care workers shouldRead more
Care Futures 4 – Effective Voice
The fourth edition of UNISON Scotland’s Care Futures looks at what Effective Voice could mean for workers in social careRead more
Care Futures No3 – What would ‘Ethical Commissioning’ look like?
The Scottish Government are consulting on setting up a National Care Service this will oversee a comprehensive range of socialRead more
UNISON Care Futures No2 – What would Fair Work look like in a national Care Service
This second edition of Care Futures looks at the question of how Fair Work principles could be put into practiceRead more
UNISON Scotland’s Care Futures issue 1. Who will work for a National Care Service?
The National Care Service proposals being consulted on by the Scottish Government could impact on a wide range of sectorsRead more
Social Housing at the Heart of Recovery – Our Housing Manifesto
During the pandemic we discovered that it is – in fact – possible for politicians to take radical action veryRead more