Local Government

Local goverment serves the peopleLocal Government is UNISON Scotland’s biggest service group. Its remit covers a range of employees including those of all of Scotland’s councils, Direct Labour and Direct Service Organisations, Trusts, Joint Boards, voluntary and related organisations and private companies.

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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

Local Government Pay Claim

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UNISON members have suffered a real terms pay cut over the last ten years. Despite the news headlines following the ...

Damaging impact of unfair council cuts

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UNISON branches are campaigning hard against looming council budget cuts that will see more jobs lost and increasing damage to ...

Guidance for the provision of healthcare in schools and nurseries

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The Scottish government has published the long-awaited update on guidance for the provision of healthcare in schools and nurseries. The ...

Local Government Pay

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This is a letter from Mark Ferguson, Chair of UNISON Scotland Local Government Service Group, to the Cabinet Secretary for ...

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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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