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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
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Strike threat withdrawn in East Dunbartonshire Council and Leisure & Culture Trust

UNISON and UNITE trade unions have today (Monday) withdrawn planned strike action in East Dunbartonshire following crunch talks last week with East Dunbartonshire Council. Strikes scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, ... Read More
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UNISON recommend members reject revised COSLA pay offer

UNISON will recommend that its local government members reject the latest revised pay offer from COSLA when they hold a consultative ballot of members in the next few weeks. The ... Read More
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UNISON fair pay demonstration at COSLA meeting

UNISON are having a crunch meeting with COSLA leaders this morning, to press their case for fair pay for all local government workers, in Forfar. UNISON members will be demonstrating ... Read More
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All out strike action is again threatened in East Dunbartonshire Council, say unions

UNISON , UNITE and GMB trade unions served statutory notice on East Dunbartonshire Council for a day of all out strike action across all council departments on Wednesday 12 September ... Read More
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UNISON call on Scottish Government to devolve NHS union pay negotiations

UNISON, Scotland’s biggest health union, is calling on the Scottish Government to set up formal structures to negotiate direct with NHS unions in Scotland, and officially leave the UK’s NHS ... Read More
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UNISON slams Swinney’s response to their ‘Education: It’s ONE Team’ campaign

The largest trade union in local government have slammed John Swinney’s, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, response to their campaign for a fair pay rise ... Read More