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Council workers union begins industrial ballot preparation saying staff won’t be “used as a political football” UNISON, the largest trade ... Read More
UNISON, the largest trade union in local government representing 80,000 local government workers across Scotland, has voted overwhelmingly to reject ... Read More
Carol Sinclair, a community care worker for East Lothian Council is a runner up in UNISON’s Local Service Champions awards ... Read More
STUC Congress stood four square behind council workers in their condemnation of CoSLA’s derisory pay offer, as they overwhelmingly backed ... Read More
UNISON Scotland took its condemnation of the Turkish government’s treatment of women trade unionists, women activists and opposition political parties ... Read More
Congress reaffirmed its backing for the right of self-determination for the people in Scotland, and that the power should rest ... Read More
The Covid pandemic has highlighted the fundamental value of social care and the workers who provide it and Congress welcomed ... Read More
Scotland’s local government workers have revealed the enormous toll on their health as they’ve worked to keep services running, according ... Read More
The Joint Trade Unions representing the bulk of local government workers in Scotland have today written to COSLA to reject ... Read More
One Year of Covid – Local Government Member Survey We know that the past year has been difficult for all ... Read More
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UNISON Scotland has commissioned this report from leading economist Professor John Maclaren in order to offer analysis of the impact ...
Briefing No 75 - Procurement: New statutory guidance - April 2016 Key Points: The Scottish Government has published a 'suite' ...
MSPe-briefing - Scottish Budget - Feb 2016 Budget Bill – an opportunity to combat austerity Feb 2016 Introduction This briefing ...
MSP e-briefing: Local Government Budget - Feb 2016 Cuts to Local Government are Unsustainable Public expenditure in Scotland faces year-on-year ...
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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 ...