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UNISON Week 304 - New face at the top, Culpable homicide bill, UNISON's One Team 2K & More. Read full ... Read More
UNISON opposes the idea of freeports. The UK Government has made clear that freeports will be private sector driven initiatives, ... Read More
UNISON Scotland has today (Tuesday) written to the Scottish Government asking for an urgent meeting to seek clarity on which ... Read More
Trade Unions representing the bulk of the Local Government workforce today submitted their 2021 pay claim to COSLA. The claim ... Read More
UNISON Week 302- Petition for equal treatment for all covid responders, Arrivederci Dave Prentis & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More
Please sign UNISON's petition calling on the Scottish Government to reward equally all public service workers who have been part ... Read More
UNISON fully supports this bill to regulate rents in the private rented sector (PRS). We represent some of the lowest ... Read More
UNISON Week 301: About that £500 - Not Just the NHS....Reward all who have fought covid .....& more. Read full newsletter ... Read More
UNISON WEEK 299 - Autumn Statement, Period Poverty & more. Read our full newsletter here ... Read More
UNISON Week 298 - Schools are open ... but clean?, NHS Pay & more. Read our full newsletter here ... Read More
Latest local government briefings
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MSPe-briefing - Scottish Budget - Feb 2016 Budget Bill – an opportunity to combat austerity Feb 2016 Introduction This briefing ...
MSP e-briefing: Local Government Budget - Feb 2016 Cuts to Local Government are Unsustainable Public expenditure in Scotland faces year-on-year ...
NoCompulsoryRedundancies_Jan2016 No Compulsory Redundancies in Scottish councils A UNISON Scotland briefing No Compulsory Redundancy Agreements No Compulsory Redundancy Agreements are ...
e-briefing: Council Tax Freeze Explained -Jan 2016 The announcement by Moray Council that they are to consider increasing the Council Tax ...
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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 ...