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Latest news

UNISON Week Newsletter 252 – Bridging the Gender Pay Gap & more

Our weekly newsletter covering Bridging the Gender Pay Gap, our latest responses and submissions .... read this weeks edition here ... Read More

UNISON Week Newsletter 251 – Fair Work Action, Anti-Racism Demo, Young Members & more

Our weekly newsletter covering Fair Work Action, Anti-Racism Demo, Young Members & more .. read the latest edition here ... Read More

UNISON Week Newsletter No: 250

Our weekly newsletter covering Fair Work In Care, Early Years, International Women's Day and more. ….… read here ... Read More

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Latest local government briefings

Bargaining Briefing 102 – Early Learning & Childcare Delivery Model for 2020

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The Scottish government has made a commitment to offer all three and four year olds (and some 2 year olds) ...

Briefing 99 Scottish Local Government Pension Scheme Review

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There is a consultation going on about a possible restructuring of Scottish Local Government Pensions schemes. The aim is to ...

Local Governance Review: Democracy Matters

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In December 2017, the Scottish government and COSLA jointly launched a Local Governance Review. The aim is to make sure ...

Fairer Scotland Duty

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The Fairer Scotland Duty came into force in April this year. The Scottish government has published interim guidance for public ...

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Latest responses and submissions

UNISON Week Newsletter 252 – Bridging the Gender Pay Gap & more

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Our weekly newsletter covering Bridging the Gender Pay Gap, our latest responses and submissions .... read this weeks edition here ...

Additional Support Needs

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This is the latest evidence from UNISON regarding the  Scottish parliament Education Committee's  follow up on its enquiry into support ...

CCTV in Additional Support Needs Schools

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There is no doubt that the needs of children and young people with additional support needs (ASN) are not being ...

Building Standards Compliance and Fire Safety

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UNISON generally welcomes proposals to protect the public through strengthening building standards compliance and fire safety. The success of these ...
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