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October demo video

Edinburgh joins 20,000 on There Is A Better Way march

UNISON Edinburgh has produced a short photo montage video of the branch on the rally on 23 October. See it on ... Read More
/ city's not for sale, News, video
UNISON flags

20,000 march in Edinburgh against the cuts

Expectations were high for the Edinburgh demo on 23 October. All the signs were that people were building for it ... Read More
Unions' fury as Edinburgh Council reneges on pay protection promise

Unions’ fury as Edinburgh Council reneges on pay protection promise

The joint unions representing Edinburgh Council staff have condemned the Council for reneging on its promises to staff about three-year ... Read More
/ News, Pay
"You can't cut half-a-million jobs and think services and people using them won't suffer,"

“You can’t cut half-a-million jobs and think services and people using them won’t suffer,”

"You can't cut half-a-million jobs and think services and people using them won't suffer," Kisten Hey tells today's Scotsman newspaper ... Read More
/ Cuts, Uncategorized
ABM privatisation roadshows

ABM privatisation roadshows

Come and find out more about the Council's ABM privatisation programme.... Tuesday 26 October City Chambers Dunedin Room 2-4pm ... Read More
/ city's not for sale, Uncategorized
Thousands rally against cuts at Westminster

Thousands rally against cuts at Westminster

Thousands rally against cuts at Westminster Thousands of public sector workers have packed Central Hall to capacity with standing-room only ... Read More
/ Cuts, News
Demo 20 October: There is a Better Way

Demo 20 October: There is a Better Way

The Edinburgh Anti-Cuts Alliance is holding a demo on Wednesday 20 October at 5.30 at the Mound Precinct in protest ... Read More
/ News
Better way poster

October 23 – Tell them There is a Better Way

There is Better Way and UNISON is urging all members to turn out on 23 October - in Edinburgh - ... Read More
/ city's not for sale, Cuts, News