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PHOTO OPPORTUNITY Representatives of three trade unions, UNISON, Unite and GMB will stage a protest outside Glasgow City Chambers on ... Read More
UNISON Week 293 - No going back to normal campaign, proposed Right to Food bill and more ... read full ... Read More
‘You’re on mute!’ Is a frequent cry during online meetings. #Don’tStayonMute campaign aims to reassure people who are suffering from anxiety ... Read More
UNISON Scotland welcomes the announcement today of a fundamental independent review of adult social care, led by Derek Feeley, which ... Read More
UNISON Week 290 - Programme for Government & more ... Read full newsletter here ... Read More
UNISON calls for 'serious discussion' about long-term sustainability of local government, in response to Audit Scotland's briefing paper on Covid-19: ... Read More
The Scottish Government has announced its plan for post-COVID economic recovery. This briefing provides UNISON’s response to this. The recovery ... Read More
UNISON the trade union for education staff's response to the First Minister's announcement that schools return from 11 August 2020 Lorraine Thomson, ... Read More
Lorraine Thomson, chair of UNISON Scotland's Education Issues Group said: "We welcome any new funding for education. Re-opening schools is ... Read More
Following pressure from UNISON, the Scottish Government has agreed to make a one-off payment of £60,000 to a named survivor ... Read More
Latest local government briefings
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e-briefing: Council Tax Freeze Explained -Jan 2016 The announcement by Moray Council that they are to consider increasing the Council Tax ...
KEY POINTS: Protecting spending on health services isn’t just about protecting the NHS: local government also provides direct health services ...
The new draft Local Authority (Capital Finance and Accounting) (Scotland) Regulations 2016 cover changes to the statutory arrangements for local ...
KEY POINTS: The Ethical Care Charter was developed to provide a better quality and dignified care service This should be ...
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UNISON Scotland members have been involved in various proposals for the integration of health and care services since the late1990s ...
UNISON Scotland has supported the principles of Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) since its inception and we believe ...
UNISON is Scotland’s largest trade union representing approximately 160,000 members working in the public sector. UNISON Scotland represents over 30,000 ...