Scotland’s biggest and liveliest public service trade union, representing workers delivering public and related services across Scotland.


UNISON office buildings are closed because of the coronavirus lockdown. You can contact us by phone or email Please try ... Read More

CORONAVIRUS Health Staff: Scottish Government update on physical distancing

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Health Staff: The Scottish Government has updated its advice on physical distancing. The changes are detailed and vary by both ... Read More

CORONAVIRUS: Online short health and safety courses

CORONAVIRUS: Online short health and safety courses
CORONAVIRUS ALL MEMBERS Covid – Ensuring a Safe Return to Work Course (for new and existing safety representative) UNISON Scotland ... Read More

Black Workers & Covid – Structural Inequality & Risk. New UNISON...

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Indications are that Black workers are over four times more likely to die from Covid19 than white people. Of the ... Read More

PRIDE memories

PRIDE memories
We should have been on the streets celebrating PRIDE last weekend (27 June). We understand the public health advice and ... Read More

All Welcome Here

All Welcome Here
On this day, in years previous, we would be on the streets of our cities, celebrating PRIDE with our LGBT+ ... Read More

UNISON welcomes full sick pay for social care workers 

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UNISON welcomes the Coronavirus (COVID-19): social care staff support fund guidance, announced by the Scottish Government today (Thursday 25 June), ... Read More

Response to the Just Transition Commission Interim Report June 2020

The Just Transition Commission published its Interim Report earlier this year. UNISON’s response to the Report stresses the need for ... Read More
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Report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery June 2020

This briefing looks at the recommendations of the independent Advisory Group on Post-Covid 19 Economic Recovery. The Group presented its ... Read More

Coronavirus Education Staff: Evidence re scrutiny of reopening of schools and ELC settings and associated issues

UNISON’s survey of education staff shows the vast majority are anxious about plans for more children to return to schools ... Read More

Response to the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery call for views.

The Scottish Government's advisory group on economic recovery have asked for views on what steps will be necessary to help ... Read More