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

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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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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UNISON – rise in attacks on public service staff is ‘tip of iceberg’

Public services union UNISON Scotland has called on the Scottish Government and all public service employers to take action immediately

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Violence against public service workers doubled in a decade, says UNISON

UNISON’s annual Violence at Work Survey 2016 is launched today (Friday 21 October)  at UNISON health and safety conference at the University

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STUC health and safety award for UNISON’s Scott Donohoe

#STUC16 Scott Donohoe, UNISON Scotland health and safety chair, has been presented with this year’s STUC Frank Maguire Award for Health and Safety.

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Higher Education

Fighting for Fair Work in Universities

UNISON Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s Fair Work Convention Paper. UNISON was involved in working hard to make sure the

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Simple Minds called to campaign for world cup workers in Qatar

Date: Friday 18 December 2015 UNISON, Scotland’s biggest trade union, has written to the Scottish band Simple Minds asking they

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Responses

Response to Proposed Damages Claims (Scotland) Bill

The proposed Bill aims to ensure that all Scottish workers, no matter by whom they are employed, enjoy the benefit

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