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Press Release

The silent slaughter of local government has to stop

Joint Trade Unions Staff Side Secretary 2016/2017 City of Edinburgh Council Budget Response    As we face yet another year ... Read More
/ budget, News, Press release
UNISON lobby against ‘silent slaughter’ of council services

UNISON lobby against ‘silent slaughter’ of council services

Edinburgh UNISON will lobby the City of Edinburgh Council budget meeting on Thursday 21 January 2016 from 08.45-9.45 against 2,000 ... Read More
/ Cuts, News, Press release
Ethical care charter

Council makes UNISON Ethical Care Charter pledge

The council has signed up to a pledge saying: "The City of Edinburgh Council endorses the principles of the UNISON ... Read More
UN January 2016

UNISON News January 2016

  • Cuts on top of cuts
  • Council must work harder to avoid compulsory redundancies
  • Ensuring bosses stick to procedures
  • YOUR ... Read More
/ budget, News, Pay, UNISON News
Come to the UNISON AGM on 22 Feb

Come to the UNISON AGM on 22 Feb


The Branch Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 22 February 2016 in the Augustine Church, George IV Bridge ... Read More
/ About us, AGM
UN December 2015

What council cuts really mean – Tell your councillor and MSP ‘enough is enough’

UNISON Edinburgh's latest cuts newssheet outlines how the cuts will affect you as a worker and you and your family ... Read More
/ Cuts, News, UNISON News
Season's Greetings

Season’s greetings

from UNISON Edinburgh branch secretary Amanda Kerr, officers and staff - especially to those delivering Edinburgh's services over the holiday ... Read More
/ News
UN November 2015

Transformation madness must stop

A new UNISON branch briefing says the acceleration of the City of Edinburgh Council Transformation programme in August from five ... Read More
/ Cuts, News, UNISON News