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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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

UNISON members willing to take industrial action on local government pay

UNISON, the largest trade union in local government representing 80,000 local government workers across Scotland, has voted overwhelmingly to reject ... Read More

Our champion of champions

Carol Sinclair, a community care worker for East Lothian Council is a runner up in UNISON’s Local Service Champions awards ... Read More

Congress backs council workers’ fight for a decent pay rise

STUC Congress stood four square behind council workers in their condemnation of CoSLA’s derisory pay offer, as they overwhelmingly backed ... Read More

Congress backs UNISON’s call to act against femicide in Turkey

UNISON Scotland took its condemnation of the Turkish government’s treatment of women trade unionists, women activists and opposition political parties ... Read More

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Briefing 53: Bargaining – Health and social care integration regulations – Set 1

Briefing 53: Bargaining - Health and social care integration regulations - Set 1
KEY POINTS: These regulations implement the Scottish Government’s plans for health and social care integration They prescribe what information must ...

Funding and building the homes Scotland needs – Mar 2013

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Funding And Building The Homes Scotland Needs - Mar 2013 A proposal by the union UNISON to develop a new stream of finance ...

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