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Serco evictions condemned: Herald letter from UNISON, SASW and academics

We note with serious concern Serco’s stated intent to evict up to 300 people who have been told they cannot

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UNISON says monitoring of home care services by Scotland’s councils still not good enough

More than a year on since new guidance was introduced on social care procurement there has been little or no

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Conference News

Tackling the crisis in health and social care

As the NHS gets ready to celebrate its 70th birthday on 7th July, conference slammed cuts to NHS funding since

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Conference Local Government

Glasgow struggle shows how far we are from pay equality

Delegates at Local Government Conference slammed the lack of progress on equal pay despite UK and EU legislation and UNISON’s

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Social workers must reject role of agents of state and stand up for ethical practice

Activists who attended Sunday’s lunchtime fringe meeting “Social work against the state attack on asylum and refuge” heard powerful presentations

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Refuge and Asylum in Scotland – a guide for members

Asylum seekers in Scotland do not get the support services they are entitle to because of inadequate support for social

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Residential care homes are failing the elderly, says UNISON Scotland

That’s the message UNISON Scotland is taking to the Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) to call on politicians to support its

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UNISON – rise in attacks on public service staff is ‘tip of iceberg’

Public services union UNISON Scotland has called on the Scottish Government and all public service employers to take action immediately

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First Minister must intervene in Bield Housing decision to close 12 care homes

Bield Housing and Care, announced yesterday (11 October) that they intend to close 12 care homes in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow,

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UNISON comment on UK government’s decision to extend the suspension of social care minimum wage:

UNISON is working hard, with employers across Scotland, to ensure that social care staff’s pay is compliant with the National

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