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New Scottish government research shows that the biggest impact of pupil’s behavioural challenges falls on schools' support staff, who are ... Read More
The long running pay dispute which closed schools across Scotland has been brought to an end as UNISON members vote ... Read More
Since First Minister Humza Yousaf announced a council tax freeze at the SNP Conference in October, it is beyond disappointing ... Read More
This is the Summary of a report commissioned by UNISON Scotland from APSE, the Association for Public Service Excellence and ... Read More
With the National Care Service Bill in tatters, this timely report makes a compelling case for the direct public delivery ... Read More
We have had to suspend the local government consultative ballot as we were experiencing technical problems. You will be issued ... Read More
All school strikes, (planned for Wednesday 8 and 15 November), have been suspended after talks between Cosla and UNISON have ... Read More
Since its introduction in June 2022, UNISON has campaigned for the National Care Service Bill to be withdrawn. We want ... Read More
UNISON Social Work Issues Group Scotland Lunchtime Radical Social Work Webinar Series No. 23 - Recorded on Wednesday 11th October ... Read More
UNISON has today served notice of further strike action in the dispute over local government pay to South Lanarkshire, Dumfries ... Read More
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The Scottish government has published the long-awaited update on guidance for the provision of healthcare in schools and nurseries. The ...
This is a letter from Mark Ferguson, Chair of UNISON Scotland Local Government Service Group, to the Cabinet Secretary for ...
Council services have born the brunt of austerity in Scotland. With the draft Scottish budget due on 14 December, ...
The Scottish government has launched a consultation on the next stage of their programme of education reform. The proposals have ...
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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 ...