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UNISON members – delivering for Scotland’s Colleges

Working in Scotland’s FE colleges, you’ve already seen big changes in your work, your conditions and perhaps even the security of you job. UNISON is the main union for support staff working in further education colleges.

Our members working in FE include learning support staff, librarians, IT specialists, technicians, professional staff, administrative and business support staff, cleaners, canteen staff and estate management staff.

With the highest number of reps and regional full-time officers who negotiate with your college management, UNISON can deliver the support you need.

Latest news

UNISON Week 268 – Being Reasonable, Voting, Further Education & more

UNISON Week 268 - Being Reasonable, Voting, Further Education & more ...... Read full newsletter here ... Read More

The Further Education Branch is Born

FE Alert! is emailed to UNISON members working in further education. It is your newsletter keeping you up to date ... Read More

UNISON Week 265 – Climate Change Bill, Hospital Inquiries FOI & More

Our weekly newsletter covering Climate Change Bill, Hospital Inquiries FOI, Scottish National Investment Bank Bill  & ...........more here ... Read More

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Briefings and publications

UNISON Week 268 – Being Reasonable, Voting, Further Education & more

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UNISON Week 268 - Being Reasonable, Voting, Further Education & more ...... Read full newsletter here ...
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The Further Education Branch is Born

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FE Alert! is emailed to UNISON members working in further education. It is your newsletter keeping you up to date ...
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UNISON Week 265 – Climate Change Bill, Hospital Inquiries FOI & More

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Our weekly newsletter covering Climate Change Bill, Hospital Inquiries FOI, Scottish National Investment Bank Bill  & ...........more here ...
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UNISON WEEK 261 – SOS: Stressed out Staff in Scotland’s colleges and more …

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Our weekly newsletter covering our new UNISON Scotland report - SOS: Stressed out Staff in Scotland's colleges & more … ...
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Further education staff stress survey

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The latest survey on workforce stress in further education in Scotland - is now available. Little has been done to ...
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UNISON Week 260 – An emergency but no accident, Equal Pay update, HE Consultation & more

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Our weekly newsletter covering our latest Damage Report 'An emergency but no accident', Equal Pay update,  HE Consultation & more ...
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UNISON’s FE Alert for further education staff is out now.

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Your regular further education newsletter: FE Alert is  being emailed to UNISON members now. National Job Evaluation has launched in ...
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Universities and colleges unite to fight Brexit

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Colleges, universities, trade unions and the Scottish Government have agreed a united approach to protect Scotland from the worst effects ...
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Pay deal for Scotland’s college support staff

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Thousands of support workers across Scotland’s 26 colleges will benefit from a new pay deal struck by UNISON, Unite and ...
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Major £14M pay deal for college support staff

Press Release
Consultative ballots by UNISON, UNITE and GMB have seen a major £14 million pay and conditions deal secured for 5,670 full ...
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