Briefings

B&C-logoLatest UNISON Scotland Briefings from the Bargaining and Campaigns Team. UNISON Scotland Briefings include Bargaining and Policy Briefings for branches on a wide range of policy and employment issues, e-briefings and Legal Updates and briefings for MSPs and MPs and others to represent UNISON policy where decisions are being made.

Green UNISON Week - 23 Sept to 1 October 2022

Green UNISON Week – 23 Sept to 1 October 2022

UPDATED 21 SEPT, incl new briefing & info below on General Secretary's blog, 29 Sept webinar, Women's Environmental Network workshops and more: Once again we are organising a Green UNISON ... Read More
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Local Government and the National Care Service

The National Care Service Bill was introduced to Parliament on 21 June. This briefing looks at what the proposals mean for local government. The key points are: The proposal spells ... Read More
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UNISON report: Getting to net zero in UK public services

This is UNISON's report Getting to net zero in UK public services: The road to decarbonisation. It examines the measures and costs needed for public services to reach climate targets ... Read More
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Social Work and the National Care Service

This briefing looks at what the National Care Service Bill means for UNISON’s social work members. The government is clear in its view that who provides social work and social ... Read More
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National Care Service Bill

The National Care Service Bill was published on 21 June. This briefing focuses on the implications and consequences of the Bill. The First Minister’s claim that the establishment of the ... Read More
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Briefing 120 – Scottish Government Spending Review

This Briefing looks at the Scottish Government's Spending Review announced by Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy Kate Forbes and outlines the key issues for UNISON ... Read More
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SSSC A Register for the Future: Consultation Outcome

Early in 2022 the SSSC consulted on some proposed changes to registration and qualifications. The proposals affect UNISON members who are part of the regulated workforce in Early Learning & Child ... Read More
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UNISON Week 339: Local Govt Industrial action ballot, Demanding Better, Spending Review comments & more

UNISON Week 339: Local Govt Industrial action ballot, Demanding Better, Spending Review comments & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More
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Briefing 119 – Inflation and inequality

This briefing covers inflation, the differences between ways to measure it, and why it is vital we speak up on behalf of those members who face far higher inflation than ... Read More
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UNISON Week 338: Let’s be “sensible” about pay, four day week pilot disappointment & more

UNISON Week 338: Let's be "sensible" about pay, four day week pilot disappointment & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More

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