Health and Safety News

Violent Assaults on Public Service Staff in Scotland – UNISON Survey 2019

Violent incidents are still a problem for staff across public services. That’s the unavoidable conclusion of UNISON Scotland annual survey.

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Conference News Women

Split shifts – a health and safety issue for women

Split shifts came under the spotlight at STUC Women’s conference as delegates backed a need for proper research into the

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Conference News

We can’t cut corners on public safety

Conference backed an NEC motion which highlighted the impact on public safety of austerity and cuts from police, to probation,

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Press Release
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International Workers’ Memorial Day 2019 – remember the dead, fight for the living

Staff at UNISON Scotland gathered today (Monday) to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day 2019. Each year on International Workers’ Memorial Day

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News

Tackle the vicious circle of work-related stress in the NHS

#stuc19 Congress condemned the levels of work-related stress suffered by health professionals and will press the Scottish Government work with

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Health and Safety International News

International Workers Memorial Day 2019 remember the dead fight for the living

On 28 April each year – International Workers’ Memorial Day – we remember the dead and fight for the living.

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Equalities News Responses

UNISON’s response to the proposed Bill on Culpable Homicide

  UNISON’s Submission to the consultation on Claire Baker MSP’s proposed Bill on Culpable Homicide. Read the full submission here.

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Briefings

Fair Work Charter for Severe Weather

A new Fair Work Charter for Severe Weather has been published by the Scottish Government. This has been developed jointly

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Press Release
Health and Safety News Press release

UNISON – Scottish government must act as public service workers face more than 40,000 violent incidents every year

Public services union UNISON has called for action from the Scottish Government to “end the aggro” faced by council and

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Health and Safety Reports

Violence at Work: A Survey of UNISON employers and Staff in Scotland 2018

Violent Assaults on Public Service Staff in Scotland – UNISON Survey 2018 UNISON Scotland has carried out an annual survey

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