Press Release
News Press release

New wave of industrial action threatens Scotland’s troubled FE sector

Scotland’s college support staff could be forced to take strike action if college bosses fail to deliver on promises. The

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Carol Ball
News STUC STUC 2016

School mainstreaming needs resources

#STUC16 Cuts in specialist and support services means ‘mainstreaming’ the schooling of children with particular needs has become the ‘do-nothing’

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Susan Kennedy
News STUC STUC 2016

GIRFEC must not become a tick box exercise – our children deserve better

#STUC16 The STUC condemned cuts to education which so often follow on from council cuts, especially attacks on support staff

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Public Works

Questions for election candidates: Early years

There is a welcome consensus on expanding early years provision. However, there is less clarity on providing the resources, together

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Influencers Manifesto Public Works

Public services and the good society

This is UNISON Scotland’s manifesto for the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections. It calls on everyone in Scotland to vote for who they think

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Branches Local Government News

UNISON West Lothian Additional Support Need Nursery Nurse Update

UNISON West Lothian is in dispute with West Lothian Council over plans to change the service delivery of school support for young

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Responses

Early Learning and Childcare 1140 Hours expansion

Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on its programme of trials regarding its commitment to expand childcare to 1140 hours

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Briefings

MSP e-briefing: Local Government Budget – Feb 2016

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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Briefings

Briefing 71 – Why we need local government to deliver good health – Jan 2016

KEY POINTS: Protecting spending on health services isn’t just about protecting the NHS: local government also provides direct health services.

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Responses

Petition PE1583 Playground Supervision – Jan 2016

Petition PE1583 Playground Supervision – UNISON Scotland submission to the Scottish  Parliament Public Petitions Committee – Jan 2016 Full text

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