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UNISON comms awards are now open

UNISON Scotland's communications awards are now open to all UNISON branches and self-organised groups in Scotland. The application form is ... Read More
/ Communications, News
UNISON comment on Scottish Budget

UNISON comment on Scottish Budget

UNISON comment on Scottish Budget Dave Watson, UNISON Scottish organiser said: “Any relief from Tory austerity is welcome, but the ... Read More
/ News, Press release
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‘End period poverty’ member’s Bill consultation response

UNISON Scotland has a large number of women members on low incomes. We are fully supportive of this important proposed ... Read More
/ Health, Responses, Women
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Early Learning and Childcare research report

UNISON Scotland commissioned an independent assessment of the contribution made by Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) staff to childcare and ... Read More
/ Reports
Investment in early years workers is vital in reducing the attainment gap of Scotland’s children

Investment in early years workers is vital in reducing the attainment gap of Scotland’s children

This is the message UNISON will take to the Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) as it presents its new research report ... Read More
/ News, Press release
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Trump’s irresponsible Jerusalem decision risks peace process

UNISON Scotland's International Committee has condemned the Trump administration’s decision to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in ... Read More
/ International
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Scotland’s road network is deteriorating because of cuts, says UNISON report

Road budgets have been cut by 21% since 2012 and is having a serious detrimental effect on Scotland’s road network ... Read More
/ Uncategorized
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Council Connections – Dec 2017

The December 2017 edition of our e-bulletin covering the budget, pay and much more ... Read More
/ Council Connections
Human Rights

UNISON backs Scotland Declaration on Human Rights

UNISON Scotland has added its name as a supporter of a Scotland Declaration on Human Rights (see below) as developed ... Read More
/ News
STUC budget day rally - December 14

STUC budget day rally – December 14

The STUC is holding a budget day rally as part of its co-ordinated campaign for public service investment and public ... Read More
/ News
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Should Social Workers Be Part of the Immigration System and Border Control?

UNISON along with SASW and refugee support organisations are concerned at reports from England that social workers are being asked ... Read More
/ Social Work, Uncategorized
UNISON Scotland Statement on Catalonia

UNISON Scotland Statement on Catalonia

We respect the right of self determination of all peoples. We respect the right of the Catalan people to self-determination, ... Read More
/ International
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STUC budget day rally 14 December

The STUC is holding a Budget Day rally as part of its coordinated campaign for public service investment and public ... Read More
/ News
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Police custody provisions

The Scottish Parliament Justice Committee is conducting an inquiry into police custody provision. In this submission, we set out the ... Read More
/ Responses