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Lobby postponed as UNISON campaign brings Edinburgh council re-think

Lobby postponed as UNISON campaign brings Edinburgh council re-think

UNISON has postponed its lobby of Edinburgh Council’s Finance and Resources Committee on 24 September following assurances from senior councillors ...
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/ city's not for sale, News
UNISON urges Edinburgh coalition to stand by principles it was elected upon

UNISON urges Edinburgh coalition to stand by principles it was elected upon

As more details emerge today of Edinburgh council plans to cut £141 million over four years, UNISON’s Edinburgh Branch is ...
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/ city's not for sale, Cuts, News
Edinburgh services face meltdown as UNISON fears over 3,000 job losses and privatisation

Edinburgh services face meltdown as UNISON fears over 3,000 job losses and privatisation

UNISON fears that over 3,000 jobs - one in every six Edinburgh council staff and three times as many jobs ...
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/ Cuts, News, Press release
UN September 2015

UNISON News September 2015

COUNCIL MELTDOWN PREDICTED FROM CUTS AND ‘TRANSFORMATION’ Services to be slashed as 3,000 jobs set to go Where the cuts ...
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/ News, Privatisation, UNISON News, workloads
UNISON says ‘Our City’s still Not For Sale’ as Edinburgh privatisation looms again

UNISON says ‘Our City’s still Not For Sale’ as Edinburgh privatisation looms again

In 2012, Labour, SNP and Green councillors combined to stop the wasteful privatisation of Edinburgh Council services after UNISON and ...
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/ city's not for sale, News
Voluntary Severance Edinburgh Council - Info for members

Voluntary Severance Edinburgh Council – Info for members

As you will be aware the City of Edinburgh Council is looking to replace the current Voluntary Release (VR) Terms ...
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/ Cuts, News
Job opportunity at UNISON Edinburgh

Job opportunity at UNISON Edinburgh

We're looking for an Organiser/Caseworker, £34,624 pro rata 17.5 hours per week for 11 months. Closing date extended to 17 ...
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Council Transformation - Be champions of services not cuts

Council Transformation – Be champions of services not cuts

Statement on Edinburgh 'Transformation' by Amanda Kerr UNISON Branch Secretary.UNISON has major concerns about this report to council. With so ...
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/ Cuts, News