Local Government

Stand Up! Pay Up! Budget Day Rally 12 December

Public workers from across Scotland are coming together to rally at 11.30-12.30 on 12 December outside the Scottish Parliament on

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Local Government

Unions’ letter to council leaders calls for improved offer to avoid strike

UNISON, Unite and the GMB have sent a joint letter to the leader of every local authority across Scotland urging

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Briefings

Planning Reform Bill

This briefing lays out UNISON’s concerns about the new Planning Bill. The Bill has now been significantly amended and will

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Briefings

Local Governance Review Events

The Scottish government and COSLA launched a Local Governance Review in December 2017. This is a review of all public

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Council Connections Local Government Public Works

Council Connections November 2018

This is the latest edition of our Council Connections newsletter. All the news for those who care about local government

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Local Government News

STUC inundated by messages of support for Glasgow strikers

The STUC says it has been inundated by messages of support from across Scotland for the UNISON and GMB members taking

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Press Release
Health and Safety News Press release

UNISON – Scottish government must act as public service workers face more than 40,000 violent incidents every year

Public services union UNISON has called for action from the Scottish Government to “end the aggro” faced by council and

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Local Government News

European unions call for solidarity with Glasgow women

‘Equal pay victory ‘would be an inspiration to millions of other women fighting for better pay’ An equal pay victory

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Briefings Local Government Public Works

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

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

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Responses

Building Standards Compliance and Fire Safety

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

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