Council rejects privatisation. Now to resist compulsory redundancies

Council rejects privatisation. Now to resist compulsory redundancies

Edinburgh Council's Finance and Resources Committee today rejected council officers' plans to privatise Facilities Management. The council also extended talks ...
Lobby postponed as UNISON campaign brings Edinburgh council re-think

Lobby postponed as UNISON campaign brings Edinburgh council re-think

UNISON has postponed its lobby of Edinburgh Council’s Finance and Resources Committee on 24 September following assurances from senior councillors ...
UNISON urges Edinburgh coalition to stand by principles it was elected upon

UNISON urges Edinburgh coalition to stand by principles it was elected upon

As more details emerge today of Edinburgh council plans to cut £141 million over four years, UNISON’s Edinburgh Branch is ...
UNISON says ‘Our City’s still Not For Sale’ as Edinburgh privatisation looms again

UNISON says ‘Our City’s still Not For Sale’ as Edinburgh privatisation looms again

In 2012, Labour, SNP and Green councillors combined to stop the wasteful privatisation of Edinburgh Council services after UNISON and ...
Tale of two Barnets

Capital cities join to back public services during festival – ‘A Tale of Two Barnets’ film comes to Edinburgh

Edinburgh and London UNISON members are bringing an acclaimed film to the city during the festival on 20 August to ...
John Stevenson

UNISON calls for urgent action to boost council street cleansing services

News that many areas in Edinburgh are not meeting cleanliness targets will come as no surprise to many, not least ...
May Day celebrates City Not For Sale

May Day celebrates City Not For Sale

UNISON urges new council to work together against cuts. Speaking at the May Day rally, branch president John Stevenson said, ...
John Stevenson

Celebrating ‘Our City’s Not For Sale – We won. You won. But most of all we won together.

May Day 2012 Rally speech from John Stevenson, UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch President. Last year, and the year before, ...
Barnet video

Backing Barnet’s fight against privatisation

The Branch was proud to be asked to Barnet UNISON's AGM to speak on the 'Our City's Not For Sale' ...
Keep Edinburgh Public

Edinburgh Council dumps privatisation

UNISON Scotland has welcomed the decision by Edinburgh City Council to support in-house bids for vital city services instead of ...