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Workforce ‘stress crisis’ in Scotland’s colleges, says UNISON report

Colleges lose 50,000 working days due to workforce stress crisis, says a new UNISON Scotland report. UNISON has issued an S.O.S. to the Scottish Government about stressed out staff in ... Read More
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Social work members in West Dunbartonshire agree to suspend strike action

UNISON met with West Dunbartonshire Council last week (May 29) following on from our tremendous industrial action ballot result announced on May 28. These further discussions led to a firm ... Read More
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Scottish ambulance service is in critical condition says UNISON as report reveals ambulance staff are at breaking point

Click on image to download survey Ambulance staff are over-worked and stressed says UNISON Scotland as it reveals the findings of its latest survey, An Emergency But No Accident, released ... Read More
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Glasgow’s women to receive equal pay offers, says UNISON

Thousands of women across Glasgow will receive equal pay offer letters from the city council over the coming days and UNISON will be on hand to help guide members through ... Read More
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Investigation into bullying allegations in NHS Highland is welcome, say UNISON

UNISON, Scotland’s largest health trade union, welcomes the Sturrock Review into bullying allegations in NHS Highland. The report highlights that many hundreds of staff have experienced behaviour which is inappropriate ... Read More
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Hospital staff protest at Scottish Parliament over withheld wages

UNISON members will lobby the Scottish Parliament today to call on politicians to step in to sort out wages scandal at Hairmyers Hospital. Private contractor, ISS, are introducing a new ... Read More
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Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire to ballot on strike action

UNISON has today (Tuesday) served notice to West Dunbartonshire Council and the Health & Social Care Partnership that it will hold a formal industrial action ballot among social work staff ... Read More
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International Workers’ Memorial Day 2019 – remember the dead, fight for the living

Staff at UNISON Scotland gathered today (Monday) to mark International Workers' Memorial Day 2019. Each year on International Workers’ Memorial Day (April 28) we remember the dead and fight for the ... Read More
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Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire vote overwhelmingly to strike in a consultative ballot

Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action, claiming unsafe practices and unacceptable workloads are putting vulnerable people at risk. UNISON announced the result of ... Read More
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£56 million shortfall for Police Scotland capital projects

UNISON Police Staff Scotland, the branch of the trade union that represents police staff in Scotland, estimates there is a £56 million shortfall in Police Scotland’s proposed capital spending. Meaning ... Read More