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The National Care Service proposals being consulted on by the Scottish Government could impact on a wide range of sectors ... Read More
UNISON Scotland Week 320 - Net zero debate, Dundee Uni pensions strike & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More
The Programme for Government for 2021-22 has been announced. This sets out the Scottish Government's legislative programme and other administrative ... Read More
This film by Stella Rooney, gives voice to UNISON members working in local government. They give their verdict on the ... Read More
During the pandemic we discovered that it is - in fact - possible for politicians to take radical action very ... Read More
UNISON Week 318 - UNISON ballots council workers on strike action, National Care Service Consultation and more. Read full newsletter ... Read More
Join Christina McAnea, UNISON General Secretary, to launch UNISON Scotland's Local Government targeted ballot for strike action on Wednesday, 1st ... Read More
UNISON, Scotland’s largest local government union, has informed employers this week that it is to conduct a formal ballot of ... Read More
The Scottish Government has published its proposals for a National Care Service. The three-month consultation period ends on 18 October ... Read More
The STUC Women’s Committee day of action for Universal Free School Meals (UFSM) for all will take place this Monday, ... Read More
Latest local government briefings
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NoCompulsoryRedundancies_Jan2016 No Compulsory Redundancies in Scottish councils A UNISON Scotland briefing No Compulsory Redundancy Agreements No Compulsory Redundancy Agreements are ...
e-briefing: Council Tax Freeze Explained -Jan 2016 The announcement by Moray Council that they are to consider increasing the Council Tax ...
KEY POINTS: Protecting spending on health services isn’t just about protecting the NHS: local government also provides direct health services ...
The new draft Local Authority (Capital Finance and Accounting) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 cover changes to the statutory arrangements for local ...
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UNISON Scotland has supported the principles of Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) since its inception and we believe ...
UNISON is Scotland’s largest trade union representing approximately 160,000 members working in the public sector. UNISON Scotland represents over 30,000 ...