UNISON Conference 2018

Conference reports from a Scotland perspective and where Scotland delegates are particularly involved will be posted here throughout the week of 19-22 June 2018. For other reports see the UK pages.

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Davena Rankin

The full might of UNISON standing with the Windrush generation

On the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush at Tillbury Docks, conference delegates slammed the terrible treatment ...
Stephen Smellie

Tory EU power grab is contempt for democracy

Recognising the importance of addressing all devolved issues in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, Conference called on the National Executive ...
Katrina Murray

Universal credit – a wolf in sheep’s clothing

Conference slammed Universal Credit as “not fit for purpose,” a system which has created misery and poverty for those dependent ...
Margaret Gallacher

Pledge to continue support for workers’ rights in Turkey

In Turkey if you are a trade unionist you are a target. If you are a Kurd you are a ...
Jean Kilpatrick

Solidarity with Grenfell Tower victims and survivors

UNISON pledged once more to stand in solidarity with Grenfell Tower victims and survivors, calling for justice for Grenfell, for ...
Anna Boyle

Homelessness campaign: A secure home is a basic human need

UNISON is challenging all political parties and interest groups to work together to develop a national strategy to address homelessness, ...
Inez Kirk

UK wide campaign to save local services

UNISON will co-ordinate a UK wide campaign to save local government services from the brink of breaking point. UNISON is ...
Ann Gray

We must all act to end the detention of Palestinian children

In a powerful and at times emotional debate, Conference condemned the fact that Israel routinely imprisons Palestinian children as young ...