Community Health and Safety News

Joan Lewis is thanked for 50 years service

Joan Lewis (above), UNISON activist, was thanked for her service to UNISON by Mike Kirby, UNISON Scottish Secretary. Joan has

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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 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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Press Release
Community Press release

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

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Press Release
Community News Press release

UNISON comment on UK government’s decision to extend the suspension of social care minimum wage:

UNISON is working hard, with employers across Scotland, to ensure that social care staff’s pay is compliant with the National

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Press Release
Community News Press release

Violence at work is not ‘part of the job’, says UNISON

UNISON Media Release Violence at work is not ‘part of the job’ says UNISON as it launches a new health

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Community Public Works

Time to Care

From 1st October 2016 social care workers should be be paid £8.25 per hour. Are you? #TimetoCare Help UNISON enforce the

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Branches Community Damage Local Government Public Works Reports Social Work Social Work Publications

Home care workers ask – we care, do you?

Scotland needs a quality home care service to meet the growing demand and also ensures that patients who shouldn’t be

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Community Conference

Conference backs Scotland strategy on organising in voluntary sector

#uNDC16 Success in Scotland’s Organising for Growth Strategy will inform a UK wide approach to recruiting, organising and bargaining in the

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Branches Community Damage Local Government Public Works Reports Social Work

Growing pains, a survey of youth workers

This survey is part of UNISON Scotland’s Damage series: a set of surveys looking at the impact of the ‘Age

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