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UNISON Scotland slams Osborne Budget as ‘a broken record of broken hopes’

UNISON Scotland slams Osborne Budget as ‘a broken record of broken hopes’

Date: Wed 20 March 2013 UNISON Scotland leader Mike Kirby has described today's Budget by George Osborne as a "broken record of missed targets and broken hopes" and slammed the ... Read More
UNISON today backs Patient Opinion website for rating NHS care

UNISON today backs Patient Opinion website for rating NHS care

Date: Tues 19 March 2013 UNISON today endorsed Patient Opinion, a website for rating NHS care. See the BBC Scotland news report by health correspondent Eleanor Bradford. "A website which allows patients to ... Read More
UNISON recommends members reject 1% local government pay offer

UNISON recommends members reject 1% local government pay offer

Date: Fri 15 March 2013 UNISON Scotland is to recommend that its local government members reject a final pay offer from councils. Branch delegates meeting in Glasgow today (15 March) ... Read More
Trade union membership pays dividends for UNISON members around Scotland

Trade union membership pays dividends for UNISON members around Scotland

Date: Mon 11 March 2013 UNISON said today that a living wage deal at one of Scotland’s biggest universities is the latest success in the union winning hundreds of thousands ... Read More
Don't treat Scotland's colleges and support staff like Cinderella, UNISON tells MSPs

Don’t treat Scotland’s colleges and support staff like Cinderella, UNISON tells MSPs

Date: Thu 7 March 2013 • PHOTO OPPORTUNITY EVENT - 1pm outside Parliament - Cinderella will make an appearance with the Ugly Sisters - MEDIA are invited to send cameras ... Read More
Scottish Ministers told time is right to act against tax dodging companies

Scottish Ministers told time is right to act against tax dodging companies

Date: Thu 7 March 2013 UNISON Scotland will today (Thursday) urge the Scottish Government to respond to overwhelming public outrage about tax dodging companies. The public services union wants Ministers ... Read More
New police service set to fail on Best Value if no progress on modern police teams

New police service set to fail on Best Value if no progress on modern police teams

Date: Wed 6 March 2013 Scotland’s new police service is set to fall significantly behind England & Wales in best practice for modern policing, failing its Best Value duty. That ... Read More
UNISON to ballot members on local government pay offer

UNISON to ballot members on local government pay offer

Date: Fri 1 March 2013 UNISON Scotland is to ballot its local government members on a final pay offer from councils. Branch delegates will meet in Glasgow next month (15 ... Read More
UNISON calls for new devolved powers to create a Fairer Scotland

UNISON calls for new devolved powers to create a Fairer Scotland

Date: Thu 28 February 2013 UNISON today launched a set of policy proposals calling for fresh powers, including pensions and income tax, to be devolved to Scotland. The union’s ‘Fairer ... Read More
Major cuts in food safety and environmental health are putting the public at risk

Major cuts in food safety and environmental health are putting the public at risk

Date: Tue 26 February 2013 UNISON Scotland warned today that new figures and staff surveys show cuts to local council environmental health departments and to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) ... Read More