Standing up for public services

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 ...
Tom Connolly

Councillors must protect services and redress pay cuts

UNISON deputation to Edinburgh Council Finance and Resources Committee on Thursday 08/02/18, led by branch secretary Tom Connolly. Impact of ...
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Budget 2018/19 Damaging impact of unfair council cuts

UNISON branches are campaigning hard against looming council budget cuts that will see more jobs lost and increasing damage to ...
Standing up for public services

Budget Consultation

Today the council’s Finance and Resources committee will again try to kick off its budget consultation. This will be a ...
Standing up for public services

Budget: We don’t get to say ‘no cuts’ in the consultation

UNISON response to Edinburgh budget proposals: The prospect of £140m of cuts over the next five years, added to the ...
Budget lobby

Edinburgh budget response: Defending services or administering austerity?

UNISON's Tom Connolly made the following submission to Edinburgh City Council's budget meeting today as Joint Trade Unions Staff Side ...
Press Release

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, ...
UNISON News January 2017

UNISON News January 2017

GOVERNMENT SLASHES YET ANOTHER £37m FROM COUNCIL SERVICES Speak up against cuts. Transformation: Fighting for the best results for members ...
UNISON News May 2016

UNISON News May 2016

Cutes: Join us to help defend jobs and services Support from across Scotland on no compulsory redundancies Stopping excessive workloads ...
UNISON News April 2016

UNISON News April 2016

Social work and social care - a cut too far: Has Edinburgh learned nothing? Health and Social Care Review ...