Responses

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

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Responses

Child Poverty Bill

There are currently 220,000 children living in poverty, and two-thirds of them are living in a household where someone works.[1]

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Briefings

Briefing 076 Bargaining – Pay – May 2016

KEY POINTS: Pay in Scotland has fallen 12% in real terms since 2011 If it has risen in line with

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Health Influencers Local Government Manifesto Public Works Reports

Social Care in Scotland

Social care in Scotland is in crisis! The provision of social care has changed rapidly over the last 20 years,

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News STUC STUC 2016

Use Scottish Government powers to protect the low paid

#STUC16 Delegates to Congress slammed cuts to tax credits and pledged to continue the campaign to fight these cuts and

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Better than Zero demo
News STUC STUC 2016

Young workers worth ‘better than zero’

#STUC16 Young members were joined by other STUC delegates and TUC president Liz Snape in demonstrating for ‘Better than Zero’ workers’

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Helen Duddy
News STUC STUC 2016

Workers of all ages deserve a real living wage

#STUC16 STUC Congress slammed the UK Government’s “so-called” national living wage and pledged to press for a real Living Wage

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Bernadette Lafferty
News STUC STUC 2016 Young Members

Zero hours contracts – bad for workers, services and the economy

#STUC16 The STUC will press the Scottish Government to work with trade unions to tackle the rise in zero hours

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Briefings

Briefing No 75 – Procurement: New statutory guidance – April 2016

Briefing No 75 – Procurement: New statutory guidance – April 2016 Key Points: The Scottish Government has published a ‘suite’

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Higher Education

Fighting for Fair Work in Universities

UNISON Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s Fair Work Convention Paper. UNISON was involved in working hard to make sure the

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