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Scotland’s local government members reject pay offer

Consultative ballot sees 79% vote against 3% offer and 67% vote in in favour of moving to industrial action

Article on the UNISON National site.

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Moray activists fight possible Valentine’s massacre

Branch members take anti-cuts campaign to the streets as they count down to council meeting that could slash services

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

TUC National Inspection Day 2017

Date
25 October 2017 12:00am–12:00am

The TUC National Inspection Day falls on the Wednesday of each European Health and Safety Week. This year UNISON is encouraging safety reps to specifically consider inspections focusing on whether the workplace is healthy for all ages. With the working population ageing and apprenticeship schemes being introduced as an alternative to schooling, this focus is […]

Event on the UNISON National site.

‘Our Brexit brings the country together’, UNISON members told

National delegates debate a raft of motions on the risks posed by the Brexit negotiations

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Work in local government in Scotland? Vote to reject this pay deal

If you work in local government in Scotland, have your say and vote to reject this pay deal via unison.org.uk/lgscot17. And stand up for better wages for vital public services.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes end of employment tribunal fees in Scotland

UNISON has welcomed the Scottish Government announcement that it intends to abolish fees for employment tribunals in Scotland. This announcement comes the week after UNISON vowed to go to the UK Supreme Court in its ongoing fight to appeal against the UK government’s decision to introduce employment tribunal fees across the UK – after the […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The Trade Union Bill: Graeme’s story

My name is Graeme Matheson and I work as a building services engineer

Article, UNISON voices on the UNISON National site.

Scottish college workers vote to strike in pay dispute

College employers urged to use negotiations on 25 August to agee pay fairness or strikes will mark the start of new academic year

Article on the UNISON National site.

Universities in the money?

UNISON calls on higher education employers to invest in staff after £1bn+ surplus unveiled for third year in a row

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Glasgow homelessness caseworkers’ strike ends in victory

The striking Glasgow homelessness caseworkers are celebrating victory today, after they voted by a clear majority to accept a new offer from the employer.

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges Nicola Sturgeon to intervene on redundancies

Union urges Scottish government to enforce it’s no compulsory redundancies pledge as 13 Glasgow college staff face losing their jobs

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Scottish mental health staff feel the pressure

New report from UNISON Scotland reveals tales of ‘workload increasing but resources being cut and time with each patient going down’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Promoting credit unions and campaigning around high cost credit – branch guide

Advice for branches about how they can promote credit unions and campaign on high cost credit.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Scotland votes against independence

People in Scotland have made it clear they want more, not less, investment in public services

Article on the UNISON National site.