STUC Women’s Conference 2018

STUC WomenHere are reports on the some of the UNISON Scotland input to the Annual STUC Women’s Conference on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 October 2018 in the Caird Hall, Dundee. For an overview of the whole Conference go to the STUC website
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Sylvia Haughney

We are the women who stand together – and we make Glasgow

#stucwomen18 Equal pay strikers, UNISON’s Sylvia Haughney and the GMB’s Shona Thomson, got the STUC Women’s Conference rocking with great speeches ...
Sylvia Haughney and Shona Thomson

Glasgow women get conference rocking

#stucwomen18 UNISON and GMB delegates and Equal pay strikers Sylvia Haughney and Shona Thomson holding the speeches that got the ...
Dr. Davena Rankin

Challenging the commodification of sex

Backing a Fire Brigades Union motion, UNISON's Davena Rankin called for a campaign to expose the social causes of prostitution, ...
Jean Kilpatrick

Better awareness and support for dementia

#stucwomen18 Dementia disproportionately affects women and the STUC Women’s Committee will work with the other Equalities Committees to raise awareness ...
Alison English

Halt the roll out of Universal Credit

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference slammed the impact of Universal Credit on the low paid and benefits claimants and backed UNISON’s ...
June Maguire

Women in HE must be equally safe from gender based violence

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference pledged action to end gender based violence on university campuses. It will promote and build on ...
Barbara Fulton

End pay erosion in the public sector

#stucwomen18  64% of low paid workers in Scotland are women and 40% work part-time, mainly in cleaning, caring, catering, clerical ...
Dr. Davena Rankin

Women undervalued, socially, culturally, economically

#stucwomen18  UNISON’s Dr. Davena Rankin gave a fascinating presentation on the reasons why women’s work is underpaid and undervalued and ...
Helen Duddy

Make sexual harassment a thing of the past

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference slammed the sexual harassment of women whether in the workplace, in schools, in wider society or ...
Kate Ramsden

Keep guards and transport police for women’s safety on trains

#stucwomen18 STUC Women’s Conference backed a call from RMT to campaign to keep the British Transport Police separate from Police ...