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College staff vote 80% for strike action

UNISON members across Scotland’s colleges have voted by an overwhelming 80% to move to a strike ballot. Having previously rejected the college employers’ below inflation pay offer, and with the ... Read More
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Scottish college workers reject pay offer by 92%, says UNISON

UNISON, the union for further education staff, has lodged a formal dispute with college bosses after its members overwhelmingly rejected the latest pay offer by 92 per cent. The pay ... Read More
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UNISON submits pay claim for NHS workers to address rising inflation

The NHS union, UNISON, has today (Thursday) submitted a joint pay claim for NHS workers in Scotland, together with other unions. The pay claim calls for the Scottish Government to ... Read More
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Public service union UNISON appoints first female Scottish Secretary

Scotland’s largest public sector trade union has announced today (Tuesday) – on International Women’s Day - the appointment of its first female Scottish Secretary. Tracey Dalling takes over from her ... Read More
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UNISON urges principal to reverse closure plans as decision time looms on West College nurseries

The fate of two much-loved West College Scotland nurseries will be decided this week after weeks of campaigning to prevent their closure. West College first announced the closure of the ... Read More
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Glasgow branch overwhelmingly votes to back new strike action

The long running dispute around equal pay has continued even after the members were awarded a £500m settlement in 2019. UNISON members at Glasgow City Council have voted in favour ... Read More
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Local government unions reject pay offer outright

Local government trade unions have today (Friday) rejected outright a pay offer from COSLA which would have seen a percentage increase that fell far short of both the trade union ... Read More
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Pay and pensions issues prompt higher education strike. Decent wage offer needed and pensions preserved

Staff at Queen Margaret University and Edinburgh Napier University are on strike today over pay. Staff at these two universities are striking with nine other universities and higher education institutions ... Read More
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Glasgow equal pay women need a meaningful offer to avert strike, says UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea

UNISON’s first female general secretary, Christina McAnea will visit women balloting for strike action on equal pay in Glasgow today (Thursday). Christina will take to the phone banks to speak ... Read More
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Staff join protest against proposed closures of two nurseries in West College Scotland

West College Scotland staff will join parents and students to protest against the proposed closures of two West College Scotland nursery schools. The college plans to close the nursery schools ... Read More