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Leaflets and posters – consultative ballot Fair Pay 2017

This page has a set of leaflets and posters to help answer your questions on UNISON Scotland’s consultative ballot on fair pay for local government workers. The consultative ballot opens on 17 March, 2017, and will close at 12 noon on 7 April, 2017. Click on the icons below for a pdf version of the document you can print. […]

Glasgow city IT service, UNISON statement

‘Glasgow council IT workers have voted to accept a deal that protects their jobs, terms and conditions and current employment status in any new set-up with CGI, the global corporation seeking to take over the running of the city’s IT service. Workers who are currently council employees will be seconded and thus remain council employees. […]

North Ayrshire Council congratulated for adopted UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter

North Ayrshire Council has adopted UNISON’s Ethical Care Charter, to ensure the delivery of high standards in homecare and better conditions for homecare workers. This is great news for vulnerable service users, their families and homecare staff. The Ethical Care Charter was developed by UNISON further details can be seen on this website. THe Charter was […]

New Lanark Family Fun Day 28 August

UNISON South Lanarkshire invites all UNISON members, their friends and families to join us at New Lanark on Sunday 28th August for our annual Fun Day. We will have a variety of things to entertain you and make sure that you have a great day out. The New Lanark village and Visitor’s centre is worth […]

Public private finance – secret and eye wateringly expensive

#STUC16 The STUC will call for an independent enquiry into PFI/PPP funding models for public sector building work, as well as into the Edinburgh schools contracts which has led to such disruption for pupils, families and staff. Seconding an emergency motion from the EIS, UNISON’s Susan Kennedy told delegates that  the issues raised around PPP […]

STUC drive to improve equality

“Ensuring that an organisation reflects the community which it serves is clear proof of its commitment to equality and inclusion,” UNISON’s Priscilla Maramba told delegates, as they backed a CWU motion calling for a review of trade union activists and officials and action to ensure they are reflective of proportionality. Priscilla added that the greater […]

TTIP needs international response

The STUC in Ayr heard a stark warning from UNISON’s Jane Carolan that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) would be “an assault on democratic government”. TTIP means that public services will face wholesale privatisation, over-ruling any state’s laws or policies through secretive tribunals. Worse still, any service privatised will not be able to […]