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Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire vote overwhelmingly to strike

Social work staff in West Dunbartonshire have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action, claiming unsafe practices and unacceptable workloads are putting vulnerable people at risk. UNISON announced the result of ... Read More
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£56 million shortfall for Police Scotland capital projects

UNISON Police Staff Scotland, the branch of the trade union that represents police staff in Scotland, estimates there is a £56 million shortfall in Police Scotland’s proposed capital spending. Meaning ... Read More
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MSPs need data on police officers back filling posts, says UNISON.

UNISON Police Staff Scotland, the branch of the trade union that represents police staff in Scotland, has criticised the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee because it is unable to understand the ... Read More
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Cuts to social work services are putting lives at risk, says UNISON, as strike action looms

Social workers in West Dunbartonshire are gearing up for strike action amid fears the service has reached crisis point. UNISON, the union for social work and social care staff in ... Read More
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Glasgow colleges accused over low pay for women on International Women’s Day.

UNISON today accused the leadership of two colleges in Glasgow and the Glasgow Regional Board of condemning predominantly women workers to poverty pay on International Women’s Day. UNISON has highlighted ... Read More
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UNISON welcomes agreed pay deal for council workers

UNISON, the largest union in local government, welcomed the pay deal for local government workers agreed with COSLA today. UNISON members had voted overwhelmingly to accept the offer in January ... Read More
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‘Another step closer to equal pay’ says UNISON, as Glasgow’s councillors prepare to sign off equal pay deal

PICTURE / INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY Glasgow’s councillors will meet tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss a proposed pay deal that has been struck in a bid to end the city’s long-running equal pay ... Read More
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UNISON members overwhelmingly vote to accept pay offer for council workers

UNISON, the largest union in local government, have today informed COSLA that their members have overwhelmingly voted to accept the pay offer for local government workers. The move follows a ... Read More
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UNISON welcomes improved pay offer for council workers

COSLA have today tabled an improved pay offer for local government workers, a move which has been welcomed by the trade union UNISON. The improved pay offer has come after ... Read More
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Childcare expansion will be hampered by lack of staff says education union.

If the Scottish Government wants to meet its promises to expand free childcare it will need to train more staff and increase their wages. That is the result of a ... Read More