Press Releases

UNISON says ‘enough is enough’ as Edinburgh faces another year of cuts

UNISON, the biggest union in Edinburgh Council, will join Edinburgh Trades Union Council and community groups to lobby the council ... Read More

Unions call for action as surveys show level of violence towards staff in Edinburgh schools and classes

UNISON and EIS surveys published today paint a bleak picture of the violence in Edinburgh’s schools and classes suffered by ... Read More

Budget: Scottish government can’t escape blame for cuts

As Edinburgh council announces budget plans, UNISON, the largest union in the council, is warning that the effect of year ... Read More

UNISON survey shows social care staff overworked and demoralised

A UNISON survey of Edinburgh Council's Health and Social Care workers has concluded that they feel 'Overworked, over-pressured, unsupported and ... Read More

Social Care in Edinburgh – UNISON response

UNISON response to council leader’s statement regarding social care provision in Edinburgh. UNISON City of Edinburgh is relieved that the ... Read More

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Inspection response

Many of the issues raised in the inspection published today mirror issues raised by UNISON over recent months and years, ... Read More

UNISON Edinburgh says ‘One janitor, one school and keep our school cleaners’

UNISON's Edinburgh branch, the union representing council staff, fears new council proposals will mean Edinburgh's schools will no longer have ... Read More

UNISON lobbies Council Budget Meeting – Stand up for local services

UNISON, the union representing Edinburgh Council workers, will lobby the City of Edinburgh Council’s budget meeting on Thursday 9 February, ... Read More

UNISON: Andrew Burns ‘respectful, positive and constructive’ in dealings with unions

UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch has reacted to the news that Edinburgh Council leader Andrew Burns is to stand down ... Read More

Cuts threaten safer housing for private tenants – and will lose council money, says UNISON

UNISON’s Edinburgh branch is warning that cuts to the council’s Private Rented Service Team could threaten safer housing for private ... Read More
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