UNISON Scotland Community SectorUNISON is the biggest trade union in the voluntary sector. UNISON has been campaigning for care staff across all sectors to get the living wage, training and time to care for their clients.

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Latest news

UNISON Scotland’s Care Futures issue 1. Who will work for a National Care Service?

The National Care Service proposals being consulted on by the Scottish Government could impact on a wide range of sectors ... Read More

Cornerstone LCAST Survey 2019 Updated

Updated 9 October: See on the graphic for a copy of our LCAST Survey results for the three years 2017, ... Read More

UNISON application for statutory recognition accepted

In a major breakthrough in our union’s battle to force recognition in Cornerstone, UNISON has been told that our application ... Read More

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Latest documents

Briefing 127 – Scottish Household Survey 2021

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This briefing looks at some key findings of the Scottish Household Survey 2021. This is a general population survey carried ...

Briefing for UNISON Members: Pensions and the NCS Bill

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This briefing is for UNISON members who work in social care and social work. It explains what the National Care ...

Staff Pensions and the National Care Service

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The creation of a National Care Service could mean around 75,000 council employed social care and social work staff transferring ...

Scotland’s public finances, cost of living impact & public service reform

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This is UNISON Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament Finance and Public Administration Committee's Call for Views as part of ...

Social Work and the National Care Service

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This briefing looks at what the National Care Service Bill means for UNISON’s social work members. The government is clear ...

Care Futures 4 – Effective Voice

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The fourth edition of UNISON Scotland's Care Futures looks at what Effective Voice could mean for workers in social care ...

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