Latest press releases from UNISON Scotland

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Coronavirus Health Local Government News Press release

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

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

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Joint Trade Unions press for First Minister’s intervention on ‘inconsistent’ approach to Covid-19 across Scotland’s local authorities

Scotland’s leading trade unions in local government are calling on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to take urgent action to address

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Promises of protective equipment alone won’t keep people safe

Promises of personal protective equipment (PPE) alone won’t keep NHS, care, police and other essential workers safe, says UNISON today

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Workers must not be forced to choose between public health or paying the bills,  UNISON Scotland

Speaking in response to the Health Secretary’s Coronavirus statement today (Tuesday) to the Scottish Government, Lilian Macer, UNISON Scotland Convenor,

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Time for the Scottish government to value the work of early years workers, says Scotland’s education union UNISON

UNISON has today (Tuesday) said that the risks outlined in Audit Scotland’s report into the Scottish Government’s childcare expansion plans

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UNISON Scotland comment on Scottish Budget 2020-21

Mike Kirby UNISON Scotland’s regional secretary, commenting on the Scottish Budget 2020-21, said: “The Scottish budget agreement brings some certainty

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UNISON Scotland supports the call for a second independence referendum

Scotland’s largest union, UNISON, voted overwhelmingly today (Saturday) to support the call for a second independence referendum, at a time

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IBM workers gear up for industrial action as job losses loom, says UNISON

Information technology (IT) workers – who provide IBM’s client, Scottish Power, with IT services – have voted overwhelmingly in favour

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