STUC Congress

STUCSTUC 2017: We will be reporting on UNISON speakers on the main issues every day at the 120th STUC Congress in Aviemore from 24-26 April. Reports will also appear in Scotland inUNISON’s May issue. For an overview of the whole Congress go to the STUC website
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Davena Rankin

Right to choose is a class issue

#STUC16 The last business in a rushed afternoon was the emergency motion on abortion. Because of the time restriction, UNISON’s ...
Jane Carolan

STUC renews call to drop Trident replacement

#STUC16 The STUC has renewed its call for Trident replacement to be abandoned and will revisit setting up Trade Union ...
Gordon McKay

Fighting for a fair and social Europe

#STUC16 The STUC is to launch a campaign promoting the employment rights the EU has delivered for working people and ...
Sam Macartney

STUC backs progressive movements in South America

#STUC16 The STUC sent out a clear message today that we should be backing democratically elected governments in South America ...
Davena Rankin

STUC Women’s Committee – fighting for equality

#STUC16 UNISON’s Davena Rankin brought sororial greetings to the STUC Congress in her role as Chair of the STUC Women’s ...
Glasgow CCTV strikers

STUC congratulates Glasgow CCTV staff on new deal

#STUC16 The STUC Congress sent congratulations today to Glasgow CCTV UNISON members who have won a deal bringing up to a 24% ...

Prevent strategy is counter-productive and risks alienating communities

#STUC16 The STUC will continue to oppose the “Prevent” strategy amidst concerns that it could criminalise Muslim communities and has ...
Sam Macartney

STUC to back Palestinian students

#STUC16 The STUC will seek talks with Scottish Universities Support Palestinian Students (SUSPS) with a view to giving active support ...
Colombia

Colombia needs our solidarity! 7.30 21 April Edinburgh

7.30 pm Thursday 21 April White Horse bar, 266 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AA with Lilian Macer, Convenor of UNISON Scottish ...

Time for inclusive education and an end to homophobia in schools

#STUC16 The STUC backed the TIE (Time for Inclusive Education) campaign which is committed to inclusive education, and which aims ...
Pat Rowland

Campaign for total opposition to ‘dodgy trade deals’

#STUC2016 UNISON’s Pat Rowland urged delegates to get involved in the campaign against ‘dodgy trade deals’ like TTIP that could ...
Justice4Jannies

STUC emergency motion backs #Justice4Jannies

#STUC16 The STUC gave unanimous backing to an emergency motion supporting the Glasgow UNISON #Justice4Jannies campaign as they began their ...