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UNISON welcomes public inquiry into sick kids hospitals

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s decision to hold a public inquiry into failings at The Royal Hospital for Young People in Edinburgh, and the QUEH in Glasgow, Thomas Waterson, chair ... Read More
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Scottish organisations to join global climate strike

Thursday 12th September 2019 A range of Scottish businesses, charities and other organisations have announced they will be participating in the Global Climate Strikes on Friday 20 September. Organisations involved ... Read More
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UNISON call for public inquiry into The Royal Hospital for Children and Young People.

In response to the Ministerial Scottish Parliamentary Statement (today): The Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (RHCYP). Thomas Waterson, chair of UNISON Health Committee said: “We need a public ... Read More
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Strike ballots are going out to UNISON’s members across Scottish universities after employers imposed a mediocre pay offer across the UK. While some lower-paid staff will receive more, the headline ... Read More
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UNISON slams imposition of disputed pay offer in Scottish universities

UNISON, the union for higher education staff, has lambasted the increasing number of Scottish universities that are imposing this year’s disputed pay offer of 1.8%.[i] This imposition has been directed ... Read More
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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