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Glasgow’s trade unions to protest in defence of services and jobs as local government financial crisis mounts

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Representatives of three trade unions, UNISON, Unite and GMB will stage a protest outside Glasgow City Chambers on Thursday, September 24 at 1pm. The demonstration – which will ... Read More
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Coronavirus campus outbreaks UNISON urges vigilance and best practice safety measures

UNISON, the leading union for support staff in higher education, is urging vigilance from UNISON members, university employers and public health authorities as various virus outbreaks emerge at Scottish university ... Read More
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UNISON Scotland achieves agreement from health secretary to pay rise for NHS workers 

Scotland’s dedicated NHS workers are set to get a pay increase following a positive meeting with Cabinet Secretary for Health Jeane Freeman, says UNISON. UNISON, the largest union for NHS ... Read More
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UNISON to hold pay talks with Scottish Health Secretary

UNISON to hold pay talks with Cabinet Secretary for Health in Scotland UNISON, the largest health trade union, will be meeting Cabinet Secretary for Health in Scotland Jeanne Freeman on ... Read More
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UNISON Scotland Labour Link Supports Richard Leonard: Condemns critics as “self interested career politicians” and calls for “fresh voices” for next years elections.

UNISON Scotland Labour Link committee met today (Friday) and issued a robust statement of support for Richard Leonard.  The statement decried Mr Leonard's critics as “self interested career politicians” Who ... Read More
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UNISON Scotland statement on the Programme for Government 2020-21

UNISON Scotland welcomes the announcement today of a fundamental independent review of adult social care, led by Derek Feeley, which will give consideration to a National Care Service. However the ... Read More
#Claim Covid Cash - 10 excuses for non-payment by private sector employers

#Claim Covid Cash – 10 excuses for non-payment by private sector employers

UNISON launched its #ClaimCovidCash campaign for workers in social care who only received statutory sick pay when they had to self isolate as they showed symptoms or someone else in ... Read More
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UNISON Scotland calls for serious discussion about long-term sustainability of local government

UNISON calls for 'serious discussion' about long-term sustainability of local government, in response to Audit Scotland's briefing paper on Covid-19: Implications for public finances. UNISON welcomes the briefing paper by ... Read More
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Edinburgh Napier University halts compulsory redundancies as UNISON wins strike ballot

UNISON members at Edinburgh Napier University have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action, and the University has agreed to halt compulsory redundancies in favour of a voluntary scheme. UNISON's ballot ... Read More
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UNISON holds constructive talks with health secretary on reopening NHS pay deal 

UNISON today (Tuesday) met with Cabinet Secretary for Health Jeane Freeman to urge the minister to reopen pay talks in a meeting described by the union as ‘constructive’. The meeting ... Read More