e-Briefing – PPP: cracking down on costs

In our report and toolkit ‘Combating Austerity’, we showed how public bodies could make savings on their Public Private Partnerships

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Social Care in Scotland

Social care in Scotland is in crisis! The provision of social care has changed rapidly over the last 20 years,

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New economic report concludes Scotland needs ‘urgent exit from austerity’, says UNISON

Scotland needs ‘urgent exit from austerity’ is the conclusion of a new report commissioned by UNISON, Scotland’s largest trade union.

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Manifesto Public Works Reports

The Impact of Austerity on Scotland: damage done and routes to recovery

UNISON Scotland has commissioned this report from leading economist Professor John Maclaren in order to offer analysis of the impact

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Pat Rowland

Campaign for total opposition to ‘dodgy trade deals’

#STUC2016 UNISON’s Pat Rowland urged delegates to get involved in the campaign against ‘dodgy trade deals’ like TTIP that could

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Mental health support: Not rocket science, it’s medical science

#stuc16 The STUC has condemned the ‘climate of fear’ in workplaces, which discourages workers from disclosing mental health issues or

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Public Works

Questions for election candidates: Health inequalities

Average male life expectancy in Scotland’s least deprived areas is 11 years higher than in the most deprived areas. The

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NHS Activists re-elect Chair and Vice Chair

UNISON activists from Scotland’s heath branches have unanimously re elected Tam Waterson (Lothian) as Chair and Sandra Dee Mason (Grampian)

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UNISON secures end of low pay deal for NHS staff in Lanarkshire

UNISON, the largest union in NHS Lanarkshire, is working with NHS Board to raise the wages of its lowest paid

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