News and Press Releases

Now is the time to stand strong, stand united and put public services first

Now is the time to stand strong, stand united and put public services first

Branch Chair and NEC member Kate Ramsden joined thousands of people from our union and other unions as they came ...
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/ Austerity, News, Pay, pay
Pay up Now rally

Branch members join Pay Up Now march and rally to demand decent pay rise

Branch members joined over 5,000 public service workers as they marched through Edinburgh on 7 October as part of UNISON’s ...
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/ News, pay
Pay Up Now Rally

Pay Up Now! Come along to the March on 7th October and tell the Scottish and UK Governments we need a pay rise now!

Following months of UNISON pressure, the Scottish Government has said they will lift the 1% pay cap on public service ...
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/ Campaigns, March and Rallies, News, pay
Pay Up Now Rally

UNISON Pay up Now campaign – March with us on 7th Oct for fair pay for all public service workers

UNISON's Pay up Now campaign is calling for an end to the pay restraint imposed by UK and Scottish governments ...
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Kathleen Kennedy

Branch statement on council’s Equalities Outcomes 2017-21

Below is the statement which the branch has sent to all Aberdeenshire councillors as well as to the HR Equalities ...
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Sleeping in and the minimum wage

Sleeping in and the minimum wage

Recent legal judgements mean that an employer who requires workers to do a sleep in at their workplace must include ...
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Pay 2017

Local Government pay deal agreed

CoSLA has agreed the 2017/18 pay award The pay deal is.. • Employees earning less than £35,000 a £350* increase ...
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/ Campaigns, News, pay, Worth It
UNISON victory

UNISON legal victory sees employment tribunal fees scrapped

The branch is delighted to report that employment tribunal fees will be scrapped after UNISON won a landmark court victory ...
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/ Campaigns, News, Tribunals, TU rights