Conference Disabled Members Local Government

Incapability must not be used to sack workers

#ulgc16 Conference condemned the growing use of Incapability Procedures to sack staff on the grounds of ill-health or performance, as

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Conference Health and Safety Local Government

Stress and overwork hit activists, members and services and must be tackled

#ulgc16 “Our members are experiencing intolerable increases in workloads, staffing levels are cut to the bone and morale is at

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Conference Local Government Young Members

Gonnae no dae that? Everyone has a right to work free from bullying, overwork and stress

#ulgc16 South Lanarkshire branch highlighted the increased workload pressures faced by local government workers as a result of the cuts

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Conference Local Government

Delegates remember murdered MP and Orlando club goers

UNISON president says people should ‘reflect on some of the language used’ in EU debate. Opening UNISON’s local government conference

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Conference 2016
Conference Local Government

Local Government Conference 2016

Conference reports from a Scotland perspective and where Scotland delegates are particularly involved on 19-20 June 2016. For other reports see

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Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 15 – May 2016

Local Government Reform While we await the new Scottish Government’s legislative programme, it seems clear that local government is in

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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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Health Influencers Local Government Manifesto Public Works Reports

Social Care in Scotland

Social care in Scotland is in crisis! The provision of social care has changed rapidly over the last 20 years,

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Branches Local Government News

Victory for UNISON’s Anti-privatisation campaign

North Lanarkshire Council has announced that it will not privatise hundreds of home support workers jobs. The announcement comes after

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Local Government Manifesto Public Works

Local Government for a fairer Scotland

Scotland’s councils deliver the services upon which we all rely. From childcare to care for our elderly and vulnerable, keeping

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