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In response to COSLA meeting with the Scottish government today (Friday), to discuss local government pay increase, Johanna Baxter, UNISON ... Read More
UNISON, with Unite and the GMB, has written to COSLA to warn that between the three trade unions "we have ... Read More
Thousands of council workers across Scotland have voted to take industrial action which will disrupt schools, early years centres, nurseries ... Read More
Local Government Ballot has now closed. Thank you for voting Christina McAnea, general secretary of UNISON Scotland, was in Scotland ... Read More
Local government ballot has now closed Things you can do to help: Check for that blue envelop in the junk ... Read More
The National Care Service Bill was introduced to Parliament on 21 June. This briefing looks at what the proposals mean ... Read More
Tracey Dalling, head of UNISON Scotland, the largest union in Scottish local government has called on councillors to defend local ... Read More
This briefing looks at what the National Care Service Bill means for UNISON’s social work members. The government is clear ... Read More
The National Care Service Bill was published on 21 June. This briefing focuses on the implications and consequences of the ... Read More
Early in 2022 the SSSC consulted on some proposed changes to registration and qualifications. The proposals affect UNISON members who ... Read More
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A UNISON Scotland report on public services and the economy UNISON Scotland launches this report as the process gets under ...
Long before most of us get to work – or after most of us have left our job a vital ...
This paper on health inequalities in Scotland was developed as our submission to the Health Inequalities Review commissioned by Neil ...
KEY POINTS: These regulations (set 2) implement the Scottish Government’s plans for health and social care integration They prescribe which ...
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