Scotland’s biggest and liveliest public service trade union, representing workers delivering public and related services across Scotland.

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UNISON comms awards open to 25 January 2018

UNISON Campaigns awards closing date has been extended until Thursday 25 January 2018 at noon, giving you an extra week ... Read More
/ Communications, News
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Workforce planning for social care

The Scottish Government and COSLA have published the second stage of their strategy for workforce planning in the health and ... Read More
/ Briefings, Community
NEW UNISON RESEARCH BY JIMMY REID FOUNDATION

NEW UNISON RESEARCH BY JIMMY REID FOUNDATION

As agreeing the Scottish Government Budget for 2018/2019 reaches a critical stage, UNISON has commisioned a new report from the ... Read More
/ News, Press release
Glasgow equal pay

UNISON women welcome councillors decision to end pay discrimination

Glasgow City Council’s City Administration Committee voted today (Wednesday) not to appeal to the Supreme Court in the long running ... Read More
/ News, Press release
Time’s up on pay discrimination says UNISON as it calls on Glasgow City Council to end equal pay dispute

Time’s up on pay discrimination says UNISON as it calls on Glasgow City Council to end equal pay dispute

UNISON Scotland is calling on Glasgow City Council to put an end to damaging and expensive legal appeals and finally ... Read More
/ News, Press release
Scottish government must stop the closure of 12 Bield care homes, says UNISON

Scottish government must stop the closure of 12 Bield care homes, says UNISON

UNISON is calling for the Scottish government to stop the closure of 12 care homes run by Bield Housing and ... Read More
/ Community, Press release
Unions submit local government 2018 pay claim

Unions submit local government 2018 pay claim

Unions submit local government 2018 pay claim Trade unions representing local government workers across Scotland (UNISON, Unite and GMB) have ... Read More
/ Local Government, Press release
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Guidance for the provision of healthcare in schools and nurseries

The Scottish government has published the long-awaited update on guidance for the provision of healthcare in schools and nurseries. The ... Read More
/ Briefings
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International: US ups the stakes against Nicaragua

News from the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group on the NICA act. They will be lobbying MPs and political parties over the coming ... Read More
/ International
Get it Minuted! Campaign on Scottish Government record keeping

Get it Minuted! Campaign on Scottish Government record keeping

PRESS RELEASE FROM CFoIS: The Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS) is launching a ‘Get it Minuted’ Campaign ... Read More
/ News, Press release, Reports, Uncategorized
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A happy and peaceful festive season to all our members

… and especially to those working to keep Scotland’s essential services going over the holiday. Thousands of public service workers ... Read More
/ Uncategorized
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Briefing – ScotGov pay policy

The Scottish Government has published its pay policy for the next financial year. This briefing outlines the main provisions and ... Read More
/ Briefings
Ambulance services on life support for the festive period

Ambulance services on life support for the festive period

The union representing Scottish ambulance workers warned today that lives are being put in danger due to poor planning and ... Read More
/ Health, News, Press release
Festive cheer for Glasgow’s low paid women

Festive cheer for Glasgow’s low paid women

Around ten thousand low paid women at Glasgow city council received a large helping of festive cheer from Scotland’s top judges ... Read More
/ Local Government, News, Press release