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UNISON warns social work standards are at risk from austerity cuts

UNISON warns social work standards are at risk from austerity cuts

Date: Wed 12 June 2013 Social workers meeting in Glasgow today (Wed) warned that managers and the Scottish Government must do more protect services to the most vulnerable in the ... Read More
UNISON warns of risks from planning and regulation cuts

UNISON warns of risks from planning and regulation cuts

Date: Wed 12 June 2013 Severe cuts in council planning departments are leading to potential safety risks for the public, reducing the quality of the service delivered and worsening inequalities, ... Read More
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UNISON calls for massive investment in social housing

Launch of new housing policy document Making Homes for a Fairer Scotland Housing services union UNISON has today called for a massive investment in social housing to make the homes ... Read More
Hundreds of health workers win backdated maternity leave public holidays - UNISON

Hundreds of health workers win backdated maternity leave public holidays – UNISON

Date: Thu 6 June 2013 Women health workers in Scotland are to receive backdated public holidays they were wrongly denied while on maternity leave. NHS mums, including nurses, physiotherapists, cleaners, ... Read More
UNISON calls for massive investment in social housing

UNISON calls for massive investment in social housing

Date: Thu 6 June 2013 Launch of new housing policy document Making Homes for a Fairer Scotland Housing services union UNISON has today called for a massive investment in social housing ... Read More
Union announces Scotland wide strike ballot of council staff

Union announces Scotland wide strike ballot of council staff

Date: Tue 4 June 2013 Local government workers across Scotland are being balloted on strike action, after rejecting a 1% pay offer. UNISON, the public services union, will ballot 75,000 ... Read More
City college praised for successful merger faces possible strike ballot - UNISON

City college praised for successful merger faces possible strike ballot – UNISON

Date: Thu 23 May 2013 UNISON today called for talks at the City of Glasgow College after managers threatened to impose a pay settlement that has been rejected by support ... Read More
Police Custody and Security Officers are fully authorised to take fingerprints and DNA samples - UNISON

Police Custody and Security Officers are fully authorised to take fingerprints and DNA samples – UNISON

Date: Thu 23 May 2013 The union that represents police staff said today that any problems in Tayside around fingerprint and DNA samples are a local issue. George McIrvine, Unison ... Read More
Food safety requires independent regulator says meat inspectors union

Food safety requires independent regulator says meat inspectors union

Date: Thu 23 May 2013 UNISON warned today that the new Scottish version of the Food Standards Agency must have the powers and resources to safeguard the public and stand ... Read More
Public services paying the price of austerity job cuts

Public services paying the price of austerity job cuts

Date: Thu 23 May 2013 UNISON Scotland response to Audit Scotland report on ‘early leavers’ UNISON Scotland has called for an end to the ongoing massive public service job cuts ... Read More