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

Latest updates from UNISON Scotland

Take One Action

People Power film festival returns to Scottish cities

 Take One Action, the UK’s leading global change film festival, returns to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness this autumn, bringing ... Read More
/ International
No racism

Stand up to racism 25 Nov Edinburgh and Glasgow

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is supporting the 'No to Racism, No to Islamophobia! Football for All!' anti-racism event ... Read More
/ Anti Racism, News
End period pverty

End period poverty consultation

A proposal for a Bill to ensure free access to sanitary products, including in schools, colleges and universities. Monica Lennon ... Read More
/ Women
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Police CCU Investigations

UNISON Scotland submission to the Justice Committee inquiry into Police Scotland complaints handling and the CCU ... Read More
/ Responses
Robust action promise by UNISON over some public bodies’ poor FOI practice

Robust action promise by UNISON over some public bodies’ poor FOI practice

A new reminder from the Scottish Information Commissioner that public bodies must respond within legal time limits was welcomed today ... Read More
/ News, Press release
STUC Woen's Committee

Menopause in Work survey

The Menopause in Work survey, which was launched at the STUC women’s conference in Glenrothes on 30th October, is open ... Read More
/ News, Women
Tannery

Case studies of workers in the shoe industry

The Labour Behind the Label campaign, supported by UNISON Scotland, aims to raise awareness of the dangerous working conditions and ... Read More
/ International
‘Change your shoes, Schuh’ call by UNISON to improve shoe workers’ rights

‘Change your shoes, Schuh’ call by UNISON to improve shoe workers’ rights

UNISON and Neil Findlay MSP will present a petition on Monday (20 November) to global retailer Schuh calling for leather ... Read More
/ International, News, Press release
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Fair funding for local government

COSLA has produced a useful briefing on the case for fair funding for local government. We agree that in the ... Read More
/ Local Government
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Immigration and Scotland

The House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee is conducting an inquiry into the impact EU exit might have on immigration to ... Read More
/ Responses
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Response to Scottish National Investment Bank consultation

UNISON welcomes the decision to establish a Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB). We have long argued that increased public investment ... Read More
/ Responses
Acotland in UNISON Nov 17

Scotland in UNISON No 128 November 2017

Thousands march in Edinburgh to demand Pay Up Now! UNISON submits NHS pay claim to roll back austerity Scottish Government ... Read More
/ News, Scotland in UNISON
Asylum seekers in Scotland are denied social work services, say UNISON and Scottish Association of Social Work

Asylum seekers in Scotland are denied social work services, say UNISON and Scottish Association of Social Work

Asylum seekers in Scotland do not get the support services they are entitle to because of inadequate support for social ... Read More
/ News, Press release, Social Work
Stirling Council Adopt UNISON Ethical Care Charter

Stirling Council Adopt UNISON Ethical Care Charter

  Stirling are the latest council to adopt UNISON's Ethical Care Charter. They join half a dozen of so councils ... Read More