Westminster government could learn from Scotland over NHS pay 

After a long and difficult year, a decent pay rise for NHS staff should be a simple decision to make and be popular with the public.  Valuing health staff and investing in the NHS is a political choice.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.
External shoot of buildings at Napier University

Napier staff to be balloted over planned redundancies

UNISON also calls on the Scottish government to ensure its fair work standards are applied at the Edinburgh university

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Scottish government building signage reading "The Scottish Government"

UNISON secures PPE win for Scotland’s care workers

Joint unions warned that previous advice from Scotland’s chief nursing officer increased risks for home and social carers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Holocaust Memorial Day: UNISON Renfrewshire remembers Jane Haining

Jane Haining was a Scottish woman from Paisley, who dedicated her life to helping Jewish orphans in Hungary

Article on the UNISON National site.
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University staff in Edinburgh to stay directly employed

Campus operations staff at Queen Margaret University chalk up win in campaign against outsourcing threat

Article on the UNISON National site.

Police staff agree two-year pay deal in Scotland

Police Scotland members say ‘yes’ to 3.25% pay rise this year and 3% next year

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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University staff in Edinburgh vote for strike action

Dispute over outsourcing risk at Queen Margaret University sees 100% vote for action in 75% turn-out

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON takes a step forward at Cornerstone

Central Arbitration Committee says union’s bid for statutory recognition can go head at Scottish care charity

News on the UNISON National site.

Bridging the gender pay gap

With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap

Article on the UNISON National site.
UNISON balloon and flag on the 23 October Glasgow equal pay march

Scotland’s local government members reject pay offer

Consultative ballot sees 79% vote against 3% offer and 67% vote in in favour of moving to industrial action

Article on the UNISON National site.