Local Government

Local goverment serves the peopleLocal Government is UNISON Scotland’s biggest service group. Its remit covers a range of employees including those of all of Scotland’s councils, Direct Labour and Direct Service Organisations, Trusts, Joint Boards, voluntary and related organisations and private companies.

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Care workers campaign to save council care homes in Edinburgh.

UNISON, the trade union for health and social care, has launched a campaign with care staff to save council run ... Read More

Scottish Government’s slap in the face to local government workers condemned by trade unions

The three trade unions representing local government workers across Scotland have written to the Scottish Government condemning their decision not ... Read More

UNISON Inverclyde fighting for better pay for Local Government Workers

UNISON Inverclyde is fighting for better pay for Local Government Workers not just here but across Scotland, We’re worth it! ... Read More

Schools could be forced to close after summer break if local government pay talks fail, says UNISON

UNISON, Scotland’s largest trade union, has written to the Finance Secretary and local government leaders to warn of looming industrial ... Read More

UNISON WEEK 316 – Women’s Health, Tribunal victory & more

UNISON WEEK 316 - Women's Health, Tribunal victory & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More

Education staff aged 18-29yrs asked to register for vaccination by 4 June

All education staff aged 18-29 years are being asked to please register for your vaccination by 4th June to ensure ... Read More

Housing association members: pensions briefing

This pensions briefing explains the key differences between the Scottish Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and the Social Housing Pension ... Read More

UNISON Week 315 – Recovering ( economically..), Local Govt 1 year on from the pandemic & more

UNISON Week 315 - Recovering ( economically..), Local Govt 1 year on from the pandemic & more. Read our full ... Read More

UNISON Week 314 – Scottish Govt Priorities, NHS pay and more

UNISON Week 314 - Scottish Govt Priorities, NHS pay and more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More

Council workers union begins industrial ballot preparation saying staff won’t be “used as a political football”

Council workers union begins industrial ballot preparation saying staff won’t be “used as a political football” UNISON, the largest trade ... Read More

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