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FE Alert newsletter May 2018

– Pay claim 2018 – Terms and conditions for support staff 2018 – A return to the Workhouses or Family Friendly Colleges – Annual Leave position for College Support Staff – More annual leave issues – Job evaluation – Learner journey review – Lack of protection for support staff from salary cuts – Living wage […]

STUC to co-ordinate campaigns and action on public sector pay

#stuc2018 The STUC Congress has backed UNISON Scotland’s call for a new long term pay policy for all public sector workers that reflects the rising cost of living and the cumulative pay losses suffered by public sector workers over the last decade. The policy should be underpinned by a minimum wage of £10 per hour […]

FE Alert newsletter Jan 2018

– Pay claim 2018 – Job evaluation – Shirley-Anne Somerville, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, will meet a delegation from UNISON in February. – Annual leave – Diary 2018 – Independent review of student financial support in Scotland – National bargaining – and much more… Click here or on graphic for a PDF […]

FE Alert newsletter Nov 2017

– Pay claim 2018 – Trade union seats on college boards – National bargaining terms and conditions for support staff – Job evaluation – Living Wage accreditation – New members and new stewards – and much more… Click here or on graphic for a PDF     FE home

Edinburgh march and rally photos and video

Over 5,000 public service workers marched through Edinburgh on 7 October as part of UNISON’s Pay Up Now! Campaign, which is keeping pressure on both the Scottish and Westminster governments to end the pay cap and give all workers a decent pay rise. Public service employees have seen their pay held back right across the […]

Pay up now

For years now public service workers have seen their pay held back by government in the name of austerity. First a freeze then a cap, resulting in public sector pay, across the UK, rising by just 4.4% between 2010 and 2016 while the cost of living rose by 22%. That’s no way to treat hardworking […]

Glasgow school janitors win pay rise, maintain one janitor / one school and secure jobs

Statement by City of Glasgow UNISON branch Glasgow After a dispute lasting twenty months janitors in Glasgow’s primary, nursery and ASL schools have won a 6% pay rise which will see all janitors annual pay increase by £1,184 from today (14 August). The deal maintains one janitor/one school, which was to go under proposals from […]

FE Q&A: Pay rise 2017 and more on annual leave

Questions and Answers???????????? An NJNC Joint Secretary’s implementation note is in draft pending final agreement. There is some discussion on the FESCOM Facebook and hopefully this document will help clarify many issues raised. What if I have left the college since 1 April 2017? The Pay Award will apply to those in post at 30th […]

Solidarity with college EIS members on strike

On behalf of UNISON Scotland and all of our members in F.E. we offer full support and solidarity to the EIS members who are taking part in continuing industrial action over the failure of Scotland’s Colleges to “honour the deal” on pay and conditions reached more than one year ago. You will recall UNISON members […]

STUC will campaign to end the public sector pay cap

#stuc2017 Congress slammed the Scottish Government’s failure to use devolved powers over public sector pay policy to protect their own workforce from Tory austerity cuts. The STUC will mount a high profile campaign across affiliates in the public sector to end the1% public sector pay cap, including a public sector seminar to explore a co-ordinated […]