Briefings

Transport (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Government has introduced a Transport Bill into Parliament. It changes the way buses are regulated in Scotland, bans

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Briefings Community Social Work

Quality Social Care Procurement

Our latest briefing looks at the practice of social care procurement. There has been some progress since our 2017 survey,

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Briefings

Briefing 99 Scottish Local Government Pension Scheme Review

There is a consultation going on about a possible restructuring of Scottish Local Government Pensions schemes. The aim is to

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Briefings Green Workplace

Climate Change Bill

The Scottish Government has published the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill. This E-Brief looks at the reason why

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Briefings

Local Governance Review: Democracy Matters

In December 2017, the Scottish government and COSLA jointly launched a Local Governance Review. The aim is to make sure

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Briefings

Fairer Scotland Duty

The Fairer Scotland Duty came into force in April this year. The Scottish government has published interim guidance for public

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Briefings

Briefing – public sector workforce

This is our annual look at the workforce statistics for the public sector areas UNISON Scotland organises in. The news

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Briefings Uncategorized

Local Government Pay Claim

UNISON members have suffered a real terms pay cut over the last ten years. Despite the news headlines following the

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Briefings Local Government

Damaging impact of unfair council cuts

UNISON branches are campaigning hard against looming council budget cuts that will see more jobs lost and increasing damage to

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Briefings Community

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

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