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UNISON Week Newsletter 255 – In work poverty, Local Government Funding, UNISON at the STUC & more

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Our weekly newsletter covering In-work poverty, Local Government Funding, UNISON at the STUC & more  …. read this weeks edition ... Read More

STUC Conference on Palestine Wed 24 April

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STUC conference on Palestine. 9.30am-4.30pm. Wed 24 April at STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6NG. The morning event, Scottish ... Read More
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UNISON’s FE Alert for further education staff is out now.

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Your regular further education newsletter: FE Alert is  being emailed to UNISON members now. National Job Evaluation has launched in ... Read More
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UNISON and Jimmy Reid Foundation joint report into funding local government.

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Lilian Macer, Convenor of UNISON Scotland launched a joint UNISON and Jimmy Reid Foundation report - Additional Revenue streams sources ... Read More

UNISON Week Newsletter 254 – Climate Change Bill, Police Staff Scotland, Cornerstone…. and more

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Our weekly newsletter covering Stage 1 Debate: Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill, Police Staff Scotland, Cornerstone.... and more  ... Read More
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Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire vote overwhelmingly to strike

Press Release
Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action, claiming unsafe practices and unacceptable workloads are ... Read More
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Capability Scotland 2019 Pay Claim

Capability Scotland Pay Claim
Dear Members Please find below the highlights of our pay claim, which was submitted to management last week. UNISON will ... Read More
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International Workers Memorial Day 2019 remember the dead fight for the living

Workers' Memorial Day
On 28 April each year - International Workers’ Memorial Day - we remember the dead and fight for the living ... Read More
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STUC Conference on Palestine Wed 24 April

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STUC conference on Palestine. 9.30am-4.30pm. Wed 24 April at STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6NG. The morning event, Scottish ... Read More
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Challenges in Local Government 2019

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Audit Scotland has published their report into local government in Scotland giving an overview of the challenges local authorities face ... Read More
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Extending FOI to housing associations – good, but do it properly.

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The Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland (CFoIS) has submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government & Communities ... Read More
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Consultation response on Scottish Government’s proposed post brexit procurement regulations.

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Our consultation response on Scottish Government’s proposed post brexit procurement regulations. Scottish Parliament - Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee ... Read More

Fair Work Convention Inquiry into Social Care in Scotland

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Social care workers in Scotland face excessive shifts and unfair conditions, says a joint report led by Lilian Macer, convener ... Read More

Additional Support Needs

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This is the latest evidence from UNISON regarding the  Scottish parliament Education Committee's  follow up on its enquiry into support ... Read More
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Cuts to Local Government Budgets

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The Improvement service have published the Local Government Framework Benchmarking Report for 2017/18 .   This annual benchmark report is a useful source ... Read More
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Assessing the impact of yet more austerity cuts

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This e-brief is a reminder for UNISON branches of the importance of cuts impact assessments. Branches and Regional Organisers should ... Read More
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