News and press releases

Keeping safe in the workplace

UNISON Scotland has launched a guide to help social workers stay safe in the workplace. The new guide – Keeping Safe in ... Read More
Cuts, Uncategorized /

Save Edinburgh’s Jobless Services Campaign takes the message to Holyrood: ‘Save services that help jobless into work’

Campaigners will be at the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday to press home the message that the Scottish Government's cuts of ... Read More
city's not for sale, News /

City’s Not For Sale campaign

From 2010 to 2012, UNISON Edinburgh Branch fought plans to privatise a huge swathe of the city's services involving 4,000 ... Read More
budget, city's not for sale, Cuts, News /

If the need hasn’t gone away, why should the services?

Budget 2011. Briefing for councillors. Cuts are not inevitable. They are not needed and they are likely to damage the ... Read More
Cuts, Uncategorized /

Edinburgh budget goes through despite protests

The Edinburgh Lib Dem/ SNP budget, threatening 1,200 jobs, has been voted through on the casting vote of the Lord ... Read More
News /

Edinburgh Council votes to close Blindcraft

The news from the Edinburgh Council budget meeting is that Blindcraft is to close. More details to follow out the ... Read More
city's not for sale, Cuts, Uncategorized /


Members of UNISON's Edinburgh branch will lobby the City of Edinburgh Council Budget Meeting at the City Chambers, High Street, ... Read More
News, Pay /

UNISON to meet with Joint Trade Unions to discuss a pay claim to tackle low pay

UNISON to meet with Joint Trade Unions to discuss a pay claim to tackle low pay The proposed claim, for ... Read More