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COVID Safety – Members Leaflet

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This short document informs you how to gather the information required to expose, question and, where necessary, challenge unsafe work ... Read More
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Equalities Update July

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Your July Equalities update is now available online covering:
  •  Black members
  • LGBT+ members
  • Disabled members
  • Women members
  • Mental Health
  • ... Read More
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Be on the safe side

Be on the safe side
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shown the important role Health & Safety Representatives have in the workplace. During the 15 ... Read More
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UNISON activist: Surging forward together

UNISON activist: Surging forward together
A new recruitment campaign, aimed at increasing the record number of public service workers who’ve joined UNISON since the start ... Read More
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Proposed removal of the flexi-time scheme

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Update on the proposed removal of the flexi-time scheme ... Read More
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Black members’ concerns raised in Scottish Parliament

Black members’ concerns raised in Scottish Parliament
Michael Richardson, branch equalities officer and Ian Mullen, branch health & safety officer are working together to ensure the concerns ... Read More
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Safety Guide: Safe return to schools and early years

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UNISON stress we need risk assessments, staff training and clear guidance on safe working practices. Trade unions must be involved ... Read More
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Edinburgh UNISON supports furloughed staff and says City Council needs long term investment

Edinburgh UNISON supports furloughed staff and says City Council needs long term investment
As the City of Edinburgh Council announces 500 staff will go on furlough, UNISON has stepped up to ensure ... Read More
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Step up, stand up and speak out against racism

Step up, stand up and speak out against racism
The last couple of weeks have been a critical time in highlighting the struggle against racism, first with the murder ... Read More
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