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Press Release

Threatened Staff Win UK Award. If It Ain’t Broke – Don’t Fix It

Staff at the City of Edinburgh Council, who face wholesale privatisation, have just received a UK award for delivering efficiencies ... Read More
President's letter

Councillors’ briefing pack issued

UNISON has produced a briefing pack sent out to all City of Edinburgh councillors with full details of our critique ... Read More
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City Not For Sale

10 reasons why we must keep services in-house

UNISON outlines 10 points from its analysis of the council plans that paint a worrying picture that will hit taxpayers ... Read More
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Keep Edinburgh Public

Campaign against sell-off starts in Edinburgh

UNISON has launched a campaign against 'reckless' council plans to sell-off services and over 3,000 jobs. (24 March 2010 - ... Read More
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UN March 2010

UNISON News March 2010

Keep Edinburgh Public! UNISON’s case against privatisation plans 10 reasons why we must keep services in-house You still pay your ... Read More
Public leaflet

No council worker gambled millions on the stock exchange. Why should they have to pay the price of cuts in Edinburgh? – UNISON

UNISON members who deliver Edinburgh's services will lobby the Council meeting from 08.30 till 10.00 on Thursday 11 February against ... Read More
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Press Release

Care tender fiasco shows need to halt outsourcing plans till Council can justify figures – UNISON

In the wake of the £250,000 wasted on the flawed bid to re-tender care services for vulnerable people, UNISON's Edinburgh ... Read More
Press Release

Unions urge Edinburgh Council to save local economy from unprecedented cuts

As the City of Edinburgh Council meets on 17 December to decide on a huge raft of service cuts, unions ... Read More
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