Tag Archives: equalities

Soci-Economic Duty

UNISON is a leading human rights defender in day-to-day workplace situations. UNISON has also brought various direct challenges to the UK government in the Supreme Court and European Court of Justice through individual cases and judicial review. Having invoked EU law, the European Convention on Human Rights and the Magna Carta to remove tribunal fees […]

Time to make equal pay a reality for women

#STUC16 The STUC is calling for equal pay to be a manifesto commitment for all parties ahead of the Scottish  election and for the establishment of  an  “Equal Pay Employer Scheme” to provide accreditation for equal pay employers. Supporting the University and College Union motion, UNISON’s Davena Rankin, who is also the Chair of the […]

UNISON delegation set to participate in the STUC Congress

UNISON Scotland activists will join delegates from other trade unions and Trade Union Councils at the STUC annual Congress in Dundee next week. Congress sets STUC policy for the coming year and UNISON Scotland will have its usual high profile, with a range of speakers lined up to participate in the debate. UNISON has submitted […]