Latest 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.
Figures showing provisional expenditure totals for 2022-23 and budget estimates for 2023-24 for local government in Scotland have been published. The Scottish Government statistical publication 'Local Government 2022-23 Provisional Outturn ... Read More
UNISON Scotland has outlined our vision of what a National Care Service should look like. It is very different to the legislation that the Scottish Government is trying to put ... Read More
This briefing is on the May 2023 Audit Scotland Local Government Overview report for the Accounts Commission. The report looks at how well placed councils are to deal with current ... Read More
This briefing is about the intended remit of the proposed National Social Work Agency. This remit includes workforce matters and UNISON is engaged with the Scottish Government around this. Occupational ... Read More
The Scottish Government have published their pay policy for 2023 -24. This briefing outlines the main elements of the policy, both wage and non-wage related. It also outlines the way ... Read More
This E briefing provides updates, including on the Local Government Settlement, from a number of recent reports with information and stats on local government finance. These include the Scottish Government ... Read More
Holyrood Committees have been looking at the National Care Service (Scotland) Bill ahead of the Stage 1 vote on the Bill. It's fair to say that they don't much like ... Read More