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Morning Star

Morning Star: A £1 tourist tax could help mitigate the cuts

Fundamental political change at Holyrood and Westminster is needed to save local services, but a modest proposal from trade unions ... Read More
/ Morning Star, News, Tourist Tax

A happy and peaceful festive season to all our members

... and especially to those working to keep Edinburgh's essential services going over the holiday. Roads workers, residential care workers ... Read More
/ Uncategorized
Vote Yes

Janitors: 95 per cent call for full ballot

In a consultative ballot of Janitors and Facilities assistants, 95% of those taking part have voted to move to a ... Read More
/ Janitors, News
Vote Yes

Janitors ballot now closed

UNISON's consultative ballot on Janitors' conditions closed at 12 noon on Thursday 21 December. The issues members were voting on ... Read More
/ Janitors, News
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Stop the closure of 12 Bield care homes

Staff, families and activists welcome to attend meeting about closure of 12 Bield care homes Saturday 13 January 2018, 1pm; ... Read More
/ News
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There For You – December 2017 newsletter

Latest newsletter from UNISON’s registered charity, There for you; offering FREE and confidential services, benefits and support  ... Read More
/ News, welfare
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Preliminary Notice AGM 2018. Put the date in your diary!

The Branch Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 19 February 2018 at 6.30pm in the Methodist Church, 25 ... Read More
/ News
UNISON survey shows social care staff overworked and demoralised

UNISON survey shows social care staff overworked and demoralised

A UNISON survey of Edinburgh Council's Health and Social Care workers has concluded that they feel 'Overworked, over-pressured, unsupported and ... Read More