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The Just Transition Commission published its Interim Report earlier this year. UNISON’s response to the Report stresses the need for ... Read More
This briefing looks at the recommendations of the independent Advisory Group on Post-Covid 19 Economic Recovery. The Group presented its ... Read More
UNISON Week 289 - Cash for councils, economic recovery & a bigger union ... and more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More
UNISON WEEK 288: Back To School? .. 'Do you take rainbows?' & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More
UNISON WEEK 287 - Coronavirus next steps, Safety Reps, Black Lives Matter & more ... read full newsletter here ... Read More
CORONAVIRUS Education staff: Why not think about becoming a health and safety rep. in your school? Never have they been ... Read More
UNISON, the largest trade union representing education staff, has responded to Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement that early years and childcare services ... Read More
UNISON Week 285: Education Staff Survey Results, UNISON Pressure Secures Sick Pay and Death in Service Benefit for Care Staff ... Read More
Following the statement by the First Minister, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy & Fair Work Fiona Hyslop met with the ... Read More
UNISON Week 284 - Coronavirus (Scotland) No2 Bill & more - Read full newsletter here ... Read More
Latest local government briefings
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KEY POINTS: The Ethical Care Charter was developed to provide a better quality and dignified care service This should be ...
UNISON survey of staff working in Information and Communications Technology Key Issues Communications technology offers opportunities to transform the delivery of ...
The Conservative Government’s austerity programme will result in around a further £2 billion of cuts to Scotland’s public services. There is ...
We asked our members to outline their experiences in a sector that has experienced huge change in service delivery as well ...
Latest responses and submissions
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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 ...