News and press releases

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BLINDCRAFT SAVED WITH 3 DAY WEEK PLAN

Late negotiations saw councillors agree to backtrack on plans to close Blindcaft. "We’ve got a platform to build from", UNISON's ... Read More
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UNISON VOWS TO FIGHT CLOSURE OF BLINDCRAFT

UNISON and the other trades unions at Blindcraft have vowed to fight the closure of its renowned beds factory in ... Read More
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Get your Modernising Pay appeal in by 17 December

Details on how to appeal under Modernising Pay for City of Edinburgh Council employees will be on the website from ... Read More
city's not for sale, News, 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

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
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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
Cuts, Uncategorized /

“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
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ABM privatisation roadshows

Come and find out more about the Council's ABM privatisation programme.... Tuesday 26 October City Chambers Dunedin Room 2-4pm Wednesday ... Read More