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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

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Briefings

MSP e-briefing – Scottish Budget – Feb 2016

MSPe-briefing – Scottish Budget – Feb 2016 Budget Bill – an opportunity to combat austerity Feb 2016 Introduction This briefing

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Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 13 – Jan 2016

Draft Budget 2016/17 The big loser in the draft budget is local government. The budget is cut by 3.5% or

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 12 – Sep 2015

Trade Union Bill There is very welcome cross party support for the campaign against the Trade Union Bill. The Bill

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 11 – June 2015

Better Procurement Councils purchase a wide range of goods and services and this is an important opportunity to extend the

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 10 – Jan 2015

The Budget Bill The Budget Bill offers little relief to hard pressed councils who are bearing the brunt of austerity

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News Press release

UNISON Scotland suspends strike planned for 21 October after improved offer from employers

Date: Tue 14 October 2014 UNISON Scotland has suspended strike action planned for 21 October and will consult its members

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News Press release

UNISON announces a national programme of industrial action in local government

Date: Mon 6 October 2014 UNISON Scotland local government members announced today (Monday 6 October) that they have voted to

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News Press release

UNISON brands COSLA’s delay claims ‘utter nonsense’

Date: Monday 28 October 2013 UNISON has dismissed COSLA’s delay claims as ‘utter nonsense’ and says the organisation’s decision to

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