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Trade unions take lead in BDS to defend Palestinian rights

Congress expressed condemnation of Israel’s attack on human rights and reaffirmed its support for the people of Palestine in their

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Defending democracy in Catalonia

#stuc18 Congress agreed a motion on defending democracy in Catalonia that called for the immediate release and acquittal of all

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Congress condemns attacks on university pensions

#stuc2018 Congress condemned proposals by university principals and Universities UK to attack the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme (USS) and withdraw the

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Education must be properly funded to play its part in tackling poverty

Education systems can help mitigate the impact of poverty, but only if they are properly designed and resourced, the STUC

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Government must engage with unions on new regulatory body for education

#stuc2018 Congress called for the Scottish Government to set aside its proposals in the Education Bill, for an Education Workforce

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Government must fund resources for children with additional support needs

The STUC will call on the Scottish Government to provide the funding to properly meet the legal requirement to support

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Unions have key role in tackling obesity and promoting food for good

#stuc2018 Congress threw its weight behind the British Dietetic Association’s call for unions to be actively involved in tackling obesity

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Social security should provide dignity

#stuc2018 Social security should provide dignity through a living wage standard of support, the STUC Congress was told as it

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Culture strategy must be for the many not just the privileged few

Congress supported a call from the Musicians Union welcoming the Scottish Government’s commitment to the development of a Cultural Strategy

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Unions must lead on fair energy and just transition

#stuc2018 Congress backed UNISON’s call for a Scottish energy policy, including the creation of a government owned energy company and

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