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UNISON Week 280 – Scottish Budget, sexual harassment and more

  UNISON Week 280 – Scottish Budget, sexual harassment and more…. Read full newsletter here.

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Empowering and inspiring women – UNISON Women’s Conference

#uwomen20 Kate Ramsden gives an overview of Women’s Conference 2020 and also hears from two first time Scottish delegates, Alice

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Inspiring women inspiring women

#uwomen20 Women’s conference unanimously backed a call from Scotland to take a lead in telling women’s stories in order to

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Keeping conference right – the role of the National Women’s Standing Orders Committee

Scotland’s representative on the National Women’s Standing Orders Committee (SOC) Dianne O’Donnell, shares her experience in this busy role. This

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Gender pay gap about opportunity as much as pay

#uwomen20 In the 50th anniversary year of the Equal Pay Act, delegates to UNISON’s Women’s Conference slammed the continuing pay gap

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Raising awareness of symptoms of heart attacks in women

With the shocking news from British Heart Foundation research that 50% of women are more likely to receive the wrong

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Raising awareness of the devastating impact of domestic abuse

#uwomen2020 In a moving debate, conference heard many harrowing, personal experiences of surviving domestic abuse, as delegates pledged to raise

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Winning equal pay – building members’ confidence

The stirring chords of “Bread and Roses” opened the #Uwomen2020 Fringe Meeting on Equal Pay as our Scottish UNISON colleagues

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President: ‘Our power comes from our activists’

UNISON President Josie Bird addressed #uwomen20 She highlighted the importance of recruiting workers in temporary and insecure posts “who arguably

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McAnea: ‘I see strong brave fierce women who won’t give up the fight’

#uwomen20 Assistant general secretary (bargaining) Christina McAnea, addressed conference and said that she was so proud to be in a

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