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‘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 in a consultative ballot. These staff, mainly women, provide vital ... Read More
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Thousands of Glasgow’s women march for equal pay

Thousands of Glasgow’s women took to the streets today (Tuesday) to demand Glasgow City Council resolve the long-standing pay injustice. Around 10,000 home carers, cleaners, caterers, school workers and other ... Read More
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Glasgow Equal Pay Strike – 23 and 24 October

Glasgow’s women will march from Glasgow Green to George Square tomorrow (23 October) as they start a two-day strike in their fight to achieve pay justice. Around 8,000 school staff, ... Read More
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Glasgow Equal Pay Strike March and Rally – Media Calling Notice

Glasgow equal pay strike – March and rally, 23 October PHOTO / INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY Thousands of low-paid women in Glasgow are striking for equal pay tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday – ... Read More
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Glasgow Equal Pay Strike – Message from Dave Prentis

On behalf of our whole union and our 1.3 million members, I want to share our solidarity with Glasgow City branch and the thousands of women who are taking strike ... Read More
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Major £14M pay deal for college support staff

Consultative ballots by UNISON, UNITE and GMB have seen a major £14 million pay and conditions deal secured for 5,670 full time equivalent support staff who work in Scotland’s 26 colleges ... Read More
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UNISON – Scottish government must act as public service workers face more than 40,000 violent incidents every year

Public services union UNISON has called for action from the Scottish Government to “end the aggro” faced by council and NHS workers. UNISON’s annual Violence at Work survey for 2018 ... Read More
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UNISON Response to Monklands Hospital Redevelopment

Health union UNISON has raised a number of concerns with a proposal by NHS Lanarkshire to replace the existing Monklands Hospital in Airdrie, in response to a public consultation. UNISON, ... Read More
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UNISON members urged to reject COSLA pay offer

UNISON members will be urged to reject a recently revised pay offer made by COSLA in a consultative ballot starting 16 October and running to the 7 November. In a ... Read More
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Trade Unions recommend reject vote on revised local government pay offer

Local services throughout Scotland could be plunged into crisis after - UNISON, Unite and the GMB - wrote to COSLA to say they will recommend their members reject their revised ... Read More