Disabled Members News

Disabled Members’ newsletter winter 2018

About the Scottish Disabled Members’ Group and Committee What we did in 2018 STUC ‘Unions into Schools’ Programme “IN THE SPOTLIGHT”

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News Women

We are the women who stand together – and we make Glasgow

#stucwomen18 Equal pay strikers, UNISON’s Sylvia Haughney and the GMB’s Shona Thomson, got the STUC Women’s Conference rocking with great speeches

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Glasgow women get conference rocking

#stucwomen18 UNISON and GMB delegates and Equal pay strikers Sylvia Haughney and Shona Thomson holding the speeches that got the

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Challenging the commodification of sex

Backing a Fire Brigades Union motion, UNISON’s Davena Rankin called for a campaign to expose the social causes of prostitution,

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Better awareness and support for dementia

#stucwomen18 Dementia disproportionately affects women and the STUC Women’s Committee will work with the other Equalities Committees to raise awareness

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Halt the roll out of Universal Credit

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference slammed the impact of Universal Credit on the low paid and benefits claimants and backed UNISON’s

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Women in HE must be equally safe from gender based violence

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference pledged action to end gender based violence on university campuses. It will promote and build on

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Press Release
Community News Press release

‘The tide is turning’ says UNISON as Scottish care workers vote overwhelmingly to reject charity’s pay offer

UNISON members working at Scottish care charity, Cornerstone, have voted by a massive 92% to reject their employer’s pay offer

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End pay erosion in the public sector

#stucwomen18  64% of low paid workers in Scotland are women and 40% work part-time, mainly in cleaning, caring, catering, clerical

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Women undervalued, socially, culturally, economically

#stucwomen18  UNISON’s Dr. Davena Rankin gave a fascinating presentation on the reasons why women’s work is underpaid and undervalued and

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