News and press releases

News, pensions, UNISON News /

UNISON News November 2011

Strike for Pensions Justice on 30 November Unions reject ‘punitive’ sickness absence policy. Council serves notice to impose in January ... Read More
News /

Website currently down

Apologies for the branch website being down at the moment. We are advised it will be back online soon ... Read More
city's not for sale, News /

Ten reasons why City of Edinburgh Councillors should oppose privatisation

The City of Edinburgh Council will vote today on a plan to outsource environmental services to a private company. UNISON ... Read More
city's not for sale, News, Privatisation /

Lib Dems and SNP posted missing as public meeting calls for halt to privatisation

A packed public meeting called by UNISON at Edinburgh University last night called for a halt to massive privatisation and ... Read More
city's not for sale, News, Press release /


UNISON has condemned Edinburgh council for gambling with jobs and services as it sets out plans today to sell off ... Read More
city's not for sale, Cuts, News /

Launch of Privatisation Pledge with giant Pledge card

Politicians across the Edinburgh and Lothian area were asked to sign the Privatisation Pledge on the Mound at 11.30 am ... Read More
city's not for sale, News /

Edinburgh Council censors critical report as UNISON launches privatisation pledge

Unions have warned that the fall-out from Edinburgh council's £1billion privatisation plans could be 'worse than the trams', as citizens ... Read More
city's not for sale, News /

Somerset to take failed privatisation back in house

There are huge warning lights for Edinburgh as Tory Somerset council is negotiating to take many services back in-house – ... Read More