Events

Local and national events being supported  by the branch.

Annual General Meeting 2024 Preliminary Notice

Annual General Meeting 2024 Preliminary Notice

We are pleased to invite you to the UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM ...
/ About us, AGM, Events, featured, News
Trade Unions in Communities supporting a YES vote for strike action in the Local Government Pay Campaign

Trade Unions in Communities supporting a YES vote for strike action in the Local Government Pay Campaign

School support staff are being balloted, if you have family or friends that work in schools or Early Years attached ...
Year of the Black Workers & Pay Campaign Stall

Year of the Black Workers & Pay Campaign Stall

The stall highlighted our 2023, pay campaign and industrial action ballot for school support staff, which closes on the 25 ...
/ Black Members, equalities, Events
UNISON National LGBT+ Conference 2023

UNISON National LGBT+ Conference 2023

UNISON's LGBT+ Conference 2023 will be held at the ACC Liverpool Conference Centre, from 1:30pm on Friday 10th November until ...
/ equalities, Events
National Disabled Members Conference 2023

National Disabled Members Conference 2023

UNISON's National Disabled Members Conference 2023 will be held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, starting at 1pm on Saturday ...
/ equalities, Events
Year of the Black Workers Stall – 12th July 2023

Year of the Black Workers Stall – 12th July 2023

Our branch continues to support the UNISON Year of the Black Workers (YOTBW) campaign when we held the first of ...
Edinburgh Grenfell Tower Memorial 2023

Edinburgh Grenfell Tower Memorial 2023

Edinburgh’s 6th anniversary of the Grenfell Tower tragedy took place on the Mound precinct on June 14, 2023. Organised by ...
/ Events
Montgomery Park Opening Ceremony - Saturday 17th June 2023

Montgomery Park Opening Ceremony – Saturday 17th June 2023

On Saturday 17th June 2023 Midlothian Council have organised an official event to mark the opening of  Montgomery Park in ...
/ Events
Join us for Pride 2023!

Join us for Pride 2023!

Pride 2023 is nearly upon us – Saturday 24 June.  Join us marching with UNISON colleagues across Scotland – we’ll ...
/ Events, lgbt+
Glasgow launch UNISON’s Year of the Black Workers

Glasgow launch UNISON’s Year of the Black Workers

Glasgow’s launch of the UNISON Year of the Black Workers was held in Glasgow City Chambers on Thursday 1st June ...
/ Black Members, Events
Grenfell Tower Memorial 2023 - Wednesday 14th June 2023

Grenfell Tower Memorial 2023 – Wednesday 14th June 2023

On the 14th June 2017, a high-rise fire broke out in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block of flats in North ...
/ Events, Health & Safety
UNISON Year of the Black Worker Presentation 3rd May 2023

UNISON Year of the Black Worker Presentation 3rd May 2023

February’s Scottish Council meeting saw the launch of UNISON Year of the Black Worker. Each branch has been asked to ...
/ Black Members, Events
Edinburgh May Day March & Rally 2023

Edinburgh May Day March & Rally 2023

Edinburgh’s May Day rally was held on Saturday 6 May 2023. It was a fantastic day with hundreds of trade ...
/ Events, May Day
Edinburgh International Workers Memorial - 28th April 2023

Edinburgh International Workers Memorial – 28th April 2023

The Edinburgh International Workers Memorial took place on Friday 28th April at the Memorial Tree in West Princes Street Gardens ...
/ Events, May Day
Justice 4 Sheku Bayoh - Tuesday 9th May 2023

Justice 4 Sheku Bayoh – Tuesday 9th May 2023

The next phase of the Sheku Bayoh public inquiry will take place on Tuesday 9 May 2023, could I encourage ...
/ Events
Edinburgh & Lothian May Day March & Rally – Saturday 6th May 2023

Edinburgh & Lothian May Day March & Rally – Saturday 6th May 2023

Edinburgh’s May Day rally will take place on Saturday 6 May 2023, assemble 11:30am at Johnston Terrace. Please come along ...
/ Events, May Day
Edinburgh Joint Trade Unions launch campaign, calling on City of Edinburgh Council to give workers job security.

Edinburgh Joint Trade Unions launch campaign, calling on City of Edinburgh Council to give workers job security.

Following the shambles of this years City of Edinburgh Council budget in which full council voted for a budget including ...
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AGM 2023 – Special Branch Committee

A total of 121 people attended the aggregate AGM meetings held on 2nd, 7th, 9th and 15th March but unfortunately ...
/ AGM, Events, News
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International Workers Memorial Day 2023

The International Workers Memorial Day will be marked in Edinburgh at a ceremony on Friday 28th April 2023. The ceremony ...
LGBT+ History Month Time to claim our past, celebrating our present and create our future

LGBT+ History Month Time to claim our past, celebrating our present and create our future

This February is bittersweet – with progress and anti-progress in gender reform and no-doubt corresponding increases in hate crimes.  Let ...
International Women’s Day – A UNISON Event Wednesday 8th March 2023

International Women’s Day – A UNISON Event Wednesday 8th March 2023

Please join us for an evening of entertainment to celebrate International Women’s day and recognise all of the work and ...
/ equalities, Events
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Annual General Meeting 2023

All members are urged to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held across four aggregate meetings to ...
/ About us, AGM, Events, featured
Important changes to AGM 2023

Important changes to AGM 2023

The branch recently sent out details for this year’s AGM which would continue giving online access by having hybrid meetings ...
/ About us, AGM, Events, featured
Enough is Enough - Demonstrate against council cuts - Thursday 23 February from 8.30am City Chambers

Enough is Enough – Demonstrate against council cuts – Thursday 23 February from 8.30am City Chambers

UNISON City of Edinburgh opposes the planned £76 million of further cuts to services that will impact on all sectors ...
/ budget, Events, News
TUIC DEFEND THE RIGHT TO STRIKE RALLY

TUIC DEFEND THE RIGHT TO STRIKE RALLY

Comrades, As the Tory Government continues to push through new legislation to further strengthen the Anti-Trade Union laws, Trade Unions ...
/ Events, featured
Holocaust Memorial Day - Tuesday 24th January 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day – Tuesday 24th January 2023

Stand Up To Racism is holding a national online event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, reflecting on the lessons of ...
/ Events
Stand Up To Racism - Edinburgh (SUTR), welcomed delegates from UNISON's Black Members Conference, to the SUTR hosted fringe meeting on Friday 20th  January 2023

Stand Up To Racism – Edinburgh (SUTR), welcomed delegates from UNISON’s Black Members Conference, to the SUTR hosted fringe meeting on Friday 20th January 2023

After a long day of travelling from all over the UK and attending conference, delegates heard speeches from Julia Mwaluke, ...
/ Black Members, Events
EIS Picket Line 11-12 January 2023

EIS Picket Line 11-12 January 2023

It was an early, wet, and cold start for branch activists as we joined our EIS comrades on their picket ...
/ Events
RMT Picket Waverley Station, 4th January 2023

RMT Picket Waverley Station, 4th January 2023

UNISON and Trade Unions in Communities activists continued their support and solidarity for RMT comrades on their Wednesday 4 January ...
Trade Union in Communities - Ian Allinson Book Launch 11th December 2022

Trade Union in Communities – Ian Allinson Book Launch 11th December 2022

Following the successful official opening of the Trade Unions in Communities (TUIC) HUB in Craigmillar on the 3 December 2022, ...
Communication Workers Union Demo 15th December 2022

Communication Workers Union Demo 15th December 2022

UNISON City of Edinburgh branch continue to support our comrades in the CWU, as they continue their strike action to ...
/ Events
STUC Scotland Demands Better – 8th December 2022

STUC Scotland Demands Better – 8th December 2022

Hundreds of trade union and campaign group members braved the first snow to gather outside the Scottish Parliament at the ...
/ Events
Edinburgh TUC Social Care Crisis – 6th December 2022

Edinburgh TUC Social Care Crisis – 6th December 2022

Congratulations to Edinburgh Trade Union Council who held a very successful public meeting on the “Social Care Crisis” at the ...
/ Events
Annual General Meeting 2023 Preliminary Notice

Annual General Meeting 2023 Preliminary Notice

We are pleased to invite you to the UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM ...
/ About us, AGM, Events, featured
The Social Care Crisis in Edinburgh Public Meeting - Tuesday 6th December 2022

The Social Care Crisis in Edinburgh Public Meeting – Tuesday 6th December 2022

Edinburgh council must keep care homes in public hands, says UNISON  UNISON, the largest union in Edinburgh City Council, is ...
/ campaigns list, Events
Remember Bhopal on the 38th Anniversary

Remember Bhopal on the 38th Anniversary

Tonight marks the 38th anniversary of the Bhopal Gas Disaster. After nearly four decades of hardship the Bhopal survivors, living ...
/ Events, Health and Safety, International
EIS Demonstration - Thursday 24 November 2022

EIS Demonstration – Thursday 24 November 2022

Thursday 24 November saw teachers on strike for the first time in decades. Members of the EIS trade union gathered ...
/ Events
Support UNISON's care campaign - Click & send a letter to your MSP #SaveOurCareHomes

Support UNISON’s care campaign – Click & send a letter to your MSP #SaveOurCareHomes

Click here to send a campaign letter - #SaveOurCareHomes In 2021 UNISON spearheaded a campaign to protect Edinburgh’s care homes ...
This Crisis Demands Action COP27

This Crisis Demands Action COP27

The trade union movement was out in strength on Saturday 12 November, as we joined thousands of activists from various ...
/ Environment, Events, International
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Trade Unions in Communities HUB – Official Opening

You are invited to the opening of the Trade Unions in Communities HUB, Saturday 3 December 2022, 11am-1pm. Niddrie Mains ...
Disabled Members Committee Covid and Employment Law Update Webinar, 9th December 2022

Disabled Members Committee Covid and Employment Law Update Webinar, 9th December 2022

UNISON's H&S Committee and its Disabled Members Committee planned to host a face-to-face webinar in December on several covid-related topics ...
/ Events, Year of the Disabled Worker
This Crisis Demands Action - Saturday 12th November 12 noon St Andrews Square, Edinburgh

This Crisis Demands Action – Saturday 12th November 12 noon St Andrews Square, Edinburgh

The Climate Crisis is an issue that has and will continue to affect everyone in the years to come. This ...
/ Environment, Events
Disability Matters 'Question Time' Webinar, 22nd  November 2022, 6pm - 7:30pm

Disability Matters ‘Question Time’ Webinar, 22nd November 2022, 6pm – 7:30pm

You can register now for UNISON Scotland’s Disability Matters debate which takes place on MS Teams, 22 November 2022, 6pm ...
/ Events, Year of the Disabled Worker
UNISON Members Meeting – Education & Early Years - 16 November 2022

UNISON Members Meeting – Education & Early Years – 16 November 2022

Following the most recent round of pay balloting, we have unearthed a lot of members who are keen to play ...
/ children and families, Events
Fire Brigade Demo - 27 October 2022

Fire Brigade Demo – 27 October 2022

Colleagues, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (Fire Brigade Union) will be holding a demonstration outside the Scottish Parliament on ...
/ Events, featured, News
RMT Staff Our Stations Public Meeting - 26 October 2022

RMT Staff Our Stations Public Meeting – 26 October 2022

“Colleagues, UNISON City of Edinburgh branch has supported our RMT comrades in their dispute over pay, conditions, and job security ...
/ Events, featured, News
STUC Scotland Demands Better Petition

STUC Scotland Demands Better Petition

The STUC Trade Union Council Conference was held on Saturday 8 October 2022, delegates have asked to encourage branch representatives ...
/ Events
STUC Black History Month Annual Lecture Monday, 24 October 2022 | 6.30pm | STUC Margaret Irwin Building

STUC Black History Month Annual Lecture Monday, 24 October 2022 | 6.30pm | STUC Margaret Irwin Building

This year’s STUC Black History Month Annual Lecture will bring together Black artists from a range of creative industries and ...
/ Black Members, Events
Care Rally - Lifetime of Love, Equality and Respect - Request for UNISON support

Care Rally – Lifetime of Love, Equality and Respect – Request for UNISON support

UNISON have received a request for support at a rally organised by Who Cares Scotland, via the STUC. They are a ...
/ Events
Black History Month

Black History Month

For UNISON, Black History Month is a time to acknowledge and celebrate achievements of Black people throughout history. Black History ...
/ equalities, Events
RMT, ASLEF and CWU picket line Saturday 1st October 2022

RMT, ASLEF and CWU picket line Saturday 1st October 2022

Branch activists joined RMT, ASLEF and CWU comrades on their latest picket line on Saturday 1 October, outside Waverley Station ...
/ Events
Green UNISON Week – 23 Sept to 1 October 2022

Green UNISON Week – 23 Sept to 1 October 2022

Once again UNISON Scotland are organising a Green UNISON Week in September to focus on green workplace activities and supporting ...
/ Environment, Events
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Strike Rally 1st October 2022

Saturday 1st October 2022 will see the latest strike by RMT, ASLEF and CWU comrades taking action for improved pay, ...
/ Events
Friday's for Future demonstration 23 September 2022

Friday’s for Future demonstration 23 September 2022

Friday 23 September 2022, saw hundreds of young environmentalists, trade unionists and campaign groups hit the Edinburgh streets in the ...
/ Environment, Events
STUC Scotland Demands a Pay Rise demonstration – Thursday 8th September 2022

STUC Scotland Demands a Pay Rise demonstration – Thursday 8th September 2022

Thursday 8th September, saw hundreds of trade unionists from across Scotland brave the torrential rain to join the STUC Scotland ...
/ Events, News
Plan for the Planet public meeting Wednesday 28th September 2022

Plan for the Planet public meeting Wednesday 28th September 2022

The Edinburgh Climate Coalition have organised a public meeting to tackle the climate emergency and energy prices at 7:30pm on ...
/ Environment, Events, News
STUC COST OF LIVING MARCH & RALLY - THURSDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2022

STUC COST OF LIVING MARCH & RALLY – THURSDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2022

Tomorrow (Thursday 8 September) sees us marching to the Scottish Parliament in protest of the cost-of-living crisis. It is vital ...
/ Events, News
Our City - Our Future Conference 10th September

Our City – Our Future Conference 10th September

Another Edinburgh is Possible campaign group will be holding a Cost-of-Living Crisis Conference on Saturday 10 September 2022, 10am-4pm, Greyfriars ...
/ Environment, Events, News
Edinburgh Climate Festival September 2022

Edinburgh Climate Festival September 2022

Edinburgh TUC (ETUC) members joined environmental, refugee, faith and other campaign groups at the Edinburgh Climate Festival, Leith Links, Saturday ...
/ Environment, Events
UNISON Edinburgh office & John Stevenson training room opening

UNISON Edinburgh office & John Stevenson training room opening

Christina McAnea, UNISON General Secretary and Tracy Dalling, UNISON Scottish Secretary, formally opened the new Edinburgh Office and the John ...
/ Events, News
Edinburgh Climate Festival 2022

Edinburgh Climate Festival 2022

Edinburgh Climate Coalition will be hosting the Edinburgh Climate Festival, Saturday 3 September, 12noon-5pm on Leith Links. Climate Change is ...
/ Events, News
Pay Campaign Demo outside COSLA Office

Pay Campaign Demo outside COSLA Office

"With Local Government pay negotiations continuing last week our Branch Officers mobilised to keep the pressure on the Deputy First ...
/ campaigns list, Events, featured, News
Why join us?

Why join us?

Hi – I’m Don Naismith and am privileged to be a new Branch member.  I want to share with you ...
/ equalities, Events, LGBT+ Resources
RMT Picket 18th-20th August 2022

RMT Picket 18th-20th August 2022

Branch activists joined the striking RMT workers on their picket line outside Waverley Station on Thursday and Saturday 18th-20th August, in ...
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Trade Unions in Communities Craigmillar and Niddrie Community Festival – 13th August 2022

Trade Unions in Communities Craigmillar and Niddrie Community Festival – 13th August 2022

Trade Unions in Communities (TUIC) activists from UNISON, Unite and RMT joined the local community of Craigmillar and Niddrie at ...
/ Events, News
Scotland Demands a Pay Rise: Scottish Parliament Pay Demonstration - 8th September 2022

Scotland Demands a Pay Rise: Scottish Parliament Pay Demonstration – 8th September 2022

Assemble 10:30am: Johnson Terrace, EH1 2PW March off: 11am  Rally at the Scottish Parliament 11.30am – 1pm  You may remember ...
/ Events, News
RMT picket line 27th July 2022

RMT picket line 27th July 2022

UNISON branch activists and regional staff join RMT comrades on their Market Street, picket line as they continue their industrial ...
/ Events, News
Climate Hazards and Resilience in the Workplace’ Resources

Climate Hazards and Resilience in the Workplace’ Resources

"On behalf of Adaptation Scotland, UNISON Scotland and the STUC I am pleased to share a recording of the launch ...
/ Environment, Events
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#StopRwanda Twitterstorm

UNISON City of Edinburgh branch members and regional staff supporting the @The_TUC, @Care4Calais and @AntiRacismDay, #StopRwanda Twitterstorm campaign, challenging the government’s policy ...
/ Events, International, News
CWU Crown Post Office picket line 11 July 2022

CWU Crown Post Office picket line 11 July 2022

It was great to see so many comrades from different trade unions and campaign groups supporting CWU Crown Post Office ...
/ Events, News
Pride 2022

Pride 2022

Saturday 25 June - the sun is ‘oot’ – and so too the Pride marchers! And in what style! Anyone ...
/ Events, LGBT+ Resources, News
UNISON MEMBERS ONLINE STRIKE ACTION MEETING

UNISON MEMBERS ONLINE STRIKE ACTION MEETING

Just before the end of the school term, tonight marks our last online members meeting about the LG Pay Strike ...
/ campaigns list, Events, News
RMT Picket Line 25 June 2022

RMT Picket Line 25 June 2022

"Ian Mullen, branch health and safety officer said: It was great to see so many trade unions supporting our RMT ...
/ Events, News
Edinburgh TUC International Refugee Solidarity Festival

Edinburgh TUC International Refugee Solidarity Festival

Ian Mullen, branch health and safety officer said " It was a privilege to be part of the organising team ...
/ Events, International
Pride Edinburgh 2022

Pride Edinburgh 2022

On Saturday 25th June 2022, Pride Edinburgh takes place in the heart of the capital for an inclusive and fun celebration ...
/ Events, LGBT+ Resources
Sheku Bayoh Public Enquiry 21 June 2022

Sheku Bayoh Public Enquiry 21 June 2022

UNISON branch officers and activists joined Stand Up to Racism and other campaign groups in supporting the Bayoh family on ...
/ Events, News
Members Supporting Strike Action on our Pay Campaign 2022

Members Supporting Strike Action on our Pay Campaign 2022

UNISON City of Edinburgh Members at Craigmillar Civic Site supporting LG strike action ...
/ campaigns list, Events, News
5th Anniversary of Grenfell Tower Fire

5th Anniversary of Grenfell Tower Fire

Organised by Edinburgh TUC, branch activists joined other sister unions and campaign groups to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the ...
/ campaigns list, Events, News
Members Supporting Strike Action on our Pay Campaign 2022

Members Supporting Strike Action on our Pay Campaign 2022

UNISON City of Edinburgh street cleansing members backing LG strike action. UNISON members in schools and early years and those ...
/ campaigns list, Events, News
ETUC silent vigil for Grenfell 14 June

ETUC silent vigil for Grenfell 14 June

Edinburgh TUC will be holding a silent vigil to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the Grenfell fire. 72 innocent men, women ...
/ Events, featured, News
UNISON members online pay meetings

UNISON members online pay meetings

Register for an online members meeting, select a date / time that best suits you:  https://survey.alchemer.eu/s3/90464501/EdinburghCity UNISON is balloting local ...
/ Events, News
Festival of International Solidarity on Leith Links, Saturday 25 June, 2-4pm

Festival of International Solidarity on Leith Links, Saturday 25 June, 2-4pm

This will be a public show of international solidarity with Ukrainians along with all people forced to become refugees. Many ...
/ Events, International, News
Demand Better, 18th June in London

Demand Better, 18th June in London

On 18 June, in London, let’s tell this government: we DEMAND better. TUC We Demand Better March and Rally – ...
/ Events, News, STUC
Edinburgh May Day march & rally 2022

Edinburgh May Day march & rally 2022

It was a great to see hundreds of trade union members and activists joined by other political and campaigning groups ...
/ Events, May Day, News
Justice for Sheku Bayoh Campaign

Justice for Sheku Bayoh Campaign

Vigil Tuesday 10th May, 9am to 4.30pm, Capital House, 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh The inquiry into the death of Sheku ...
/ equalities, Events, News
Edinburgh May Day March & Rally – Saturday 7th May 2022

Edinburgh May Day March & Rally – Saturday 7th May 2022

Please join us to celebrate this year’s May Day march and rally on Saturday 7th May 2022.  The march will ...
/ Events, May Day, News
Workers Memorial Day 2022

Workers Memorial Day 2022

The annual Workers’ Memorial Day commemoration was held on 28 April at the memorial tree in Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh ...
Workers Memorial Day – The importance of workplace health & safety representatives

Workers Memorial Day – The importance of workplace health & safety representatives

The annual Workers’ Memorial Day commemoration was held at 12:30 on 28th April at the memorial tree in Princes Street ...
AGM 2022 - Special Branch Committee

AGM 2022 – Special Branch Committee

A total of 219 people attended the aggregate AGM and the recall aggregate AGM.  Unfortunately, neither met the quorum needed.  ...
/ AGM, Events, News
Celebrate John Stevenson’s life on Saturday 30 April at the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh

Celebrate John Stevenson’s life on Saturday 30 April at the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh

An open celebration of John’s life will be held on 30th April at 1pm, at the Royal College of Physicians of ...
/ Events, Nelson Mandela, News
UNISON 2022 Year of the Disabled Workers - Reasonable Adjustments Branch Presentation

UNISON 2022 Year of the Disabled Workers – Reasonable Adjustments Branch Presentation

UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch will be holding a Reasonable Adjustments Presentation on Thursday 28 April 2022, 5pm - 6pm ...
Cairn Ryan Blockade

Cairn Ryan Blockade

The Edinburgh TUC was represented at the Cairn Ryan blockade on Friday 8th April which was convened by the RMT ...
/ Events, News
Come and be heard – Edinburgh and Lothians May Day 2022

Come and be heard – Edinburgh and Lothians May Day 2022

Join the UNISON marching bloc in Edinburgh this May Day. On the 7th May send a message to the Westminster ...
/ Events, May Day, News
Stand up to Racism UN Anti-Racism Day Rally – 19th March 2022

Stand up to Racism UN Anti-Racism Day Rally – 19th March 2022

Saturday saw up to 2,000 people join the Stand up to Racism UN Anti-Racism Day rally in Glasgow. Trade unions, ...
/ Events, International
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Reminder Recall Annual General Meeting

The branch Recall Annual General Meeting will be held across three aggregate meetings, members can attend any one.  The details ...
/ AGM, Events, News
UN Anti Racism Day 2022, Saturday 19th March, Glasgow

UN Anti Racism Day 2022, Saturday 19th March, Glasgow

UN Anti Racism Day will see international protests taking place in cities worldwide under the slogan ‘World Against Racism & Fascism.’ Transport ...
/ Events, International
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Recall Annual General Meeting

The branch Recall Annual General Meeting will be held across three aggregate meetings, members can attend any one.  The details ...
/ AGM, Events, News
City of Edinburgh Council Budget Day demonstration

City of Edinburgh Council Budget Day demonstration

UNISON members, Edinburgh TUC, and campaign groups braved the extreme cold and snow to demonstrate against further budget cuts outside ...
/ budget, demonstration, Events
Annual General Meeting 2022

Annual General Meeting 2022

Our Aggregate AGM on Tuesday 22nd & Thursday 24th February was slightly short of the number of members needed to have ...
/ AGM, Events, featured
2022 Year of Disabled Workers

2022 Year of Disabled Workers

How disabled people can overcome invisible barriers to recruitment, into meaningful jobs with career progression, and remain in work. click ...
/ equalities, Events
International Women's Day

International Women’s Day

The Jimmy Reid Foundation has organised an event in the run up to International Women's Day.  It is called 'Women ...
/ Events, News
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Annual General Meeting 2022

All members are urged to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the branch which will take place online via ...
/ AGM, Events, featured
Please promote UNISON’s online social work survey

Please promote UNISON’s online social work survey

The online social work survey  is aimed at all staff employed in social work services i.e., the whole social work ...
/ Events, News, Social Work, survey
Stand up to Racism and TUC Conference, "Fighting for Anti-Racist Workplaces".

Stand up to Racism and TUC Conference, “Fighting for Anti-Racist Workplaces”.

Click on link to register: SUTR Trade Union Conference: Fighting For Anti Racist Workplaces Tickets, Sat 5 Feb 2022 at ...
/ Events, News
Annual General Meeting 2022 Preliminary Notice

Annual General Meeting 2022 Preliminary Notice

The UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place online due to the current health protection ...
/ About us, AGM, Events, featured
Edinburgh Commemoration of 37th Anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster - Saturday, 4 December 2021

Edinburgh Commemoration of 37th Anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster – Saturday, 4 December 2021

A gathering to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the Bhopal Gas Disaster will take place on Saturday 4th December 2021, ...
/ Events, Health and Safety, International
COP26: Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

COP26: Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

UNISON City of Edinburgh branch members joined the climate activists from around the world as they took to the streets ...
Save our care homes public demonstration

Save our care homes public demonstration

UNISON members and supporters demonstrating outside the City Chambers this morning.  Gerry Stovin made a deputation at the Edinburgh Integrated ...
/ care homes action, Events, News
Members support our pay campaign

Members support our pay campaign

Members from Parks & Greenspace showing support for the Local Government members currently being balloted for strike action and our ...
/ care homes action, Events, News, pay2021
Members support pay ballot and care homes campaigns

Members support pay ballot and care homes campaigns

Members from Burial Services showing support for the Local Government members currently being balloted for strike action and our campaign ...
/ Events, News, pay2021, save our care homes
Save our care homes public demo - new date

Save our care homes public demo – new date

Due to a last minute change of date to the EIJB, we have had to move the date of the ...
Save our care homes public demonstration

Save our care homes public demonstration

UNISON has organised a public demonstration outside the City Chambers to coincide with the next EIJB on Tuesday 14th September ...
UNISON lobby to save our care homes

UNISON lobby to save our care homes

Subject to final permissions being granted, UNISON will be holding a static lobby outside the Edinburgh City Chambers on Tuesday ...
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Save our care homes - write to your MSP

Save our care homes – write to your MSP

Click on the graphic or here for a link to a ready-made email (which you can change). It will automatically ...
Plug the Gap Campaign

Plug the Gap Campaign

Jane Watson, Home Care Worker, Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership being interviewed today, outside the South East Office supporting ...
/ Events, featured, News
Care workers launch campaign to save Edinburgh City Council care homes

Care workers launch campaign to save Edinburgh City Council care homes

UNISON, the trade union for social care, has launched a campaign with care staff to save care council run care ...
Save Our Care Homes - Sign the petition

Save Our Care Homes – Sign the petition

Four Edinburgh care homes are facing closure with a fifth being switched from residential care to hospital-based complex clinical care ...
Edinburgh COP26 Coalition

Edinburgh COP26 Coalition

Fiona Montgomery, UNISON Information Development Officer and one of the leading organisers of the union's Green Network in Scotland, speaking at ...
/ Environment, Events, News
During Pride, let’s recommit to act for LGBT+ equality

During Pride, let’s recommit to act for LGBT+ equality

June is Pride month. Though not many of us are in central London to see it, the UNISON Centre is ...
/ equalities, Events
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G7: No ‘Greenwash’ Act now on climate change

Further details for the Edinburgh COP26 Coalition event Facebook page can be found here A copy of a statement to ...
/ Environment, Events, International
Update your details

Update your details

To update your membership details via telephone, please call the branch office on 0131 558 7488 or call UNISON Direct  ...
/ Events, featured
UNISON Workshop Sessions

UNISON Workshop Sessions

Do other staff come to you and ask your advice? Would you like the opportunity to make a difference in ...
/ Events, Workshop Sessions
UNISON calls for support for workers’ mental health

UNISON calls for support for workers’ mental health

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK, and UNISON’s learning and organising unit has resources available to ...
/ Events, mental health, News
Workers Memorial Day 2021

Workers Memorial Day 2021

The annual Workers’ Memorial Day commemoration was held on 28 April at the memorial tree in Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh ...
#Plug the Gap Campaign

#Plug the Gap Campaign

UNISON members in Edinburgh's Parks and Greenspace, supporting Plug the Gap Campaign ...
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#Plug the Gap Campaign

#Plug the Gap Campaign

UNISON members at the Seafield Waste Transfer Station supporting UNISON Plug the Gap Campaign ...
/ Events, News, plug the gap
#Plug the Gap Campaign

#Plug the Gap Campaign

Members and colleagues in the council's Asymptomatic Testing Centre supporting UNISON’s #Plug the Gap Campaign ...
/ Events, News, plug the gap
#Plug the Gap Campaign

#Plug the Gap Campaign

City of Edinburgh Council members from the Street Cleansing team supporting the #Plug the Gap Campaign ...
/ Events, News, plug the gap
#Plug the Gap Campaign

#Plug the Gap Campaign

Ian Mullen, branch health & safety officer with UNISON members from the City Mortuary supporting the #Plug the Gap Campaign ...
/ Events, plug the gap
Clean Schools, Safer Schools Facebook Live Event

Clean Schools, Safer Schools Facebook Live Event

Wednesday 28th April 2021, 18:00 – 19:00 UNISON is the union for schools and ELC staff.  Join us for a ...
/ Events, Health and Safety, News
International Women’s Day 2021 UNISON City of Edinburgh celebrates women workers

International Women’s Day 2021 UNISON City of Edinburgh celebrates women workers

From getting the vote, to achieving protections and rights at work and at home has never come easy. Making up ...
/ equalities, Events, News, women
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Annual General Meeting 2021

All members are urged to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the branch which will take place online via ...
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Annual General Meeting 2021 Preliminary Notice

Annual General Meeting 2021 Preliminary Notice

The UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will take place online due to the current health ...
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#PlugTheGap - Local Government Question Time

#PlugTheGap – Local Government Question Time

#PlugTheGap Local Government Question Time event is taking place this Thursday 12th November at 6pm, featuring COSLA Resources Spokesperson Gail ...
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Communities & Families - Online Meeting

Communities & Families – Online Meeting

For those returning to work – or working alongside colleagues as they come back into the workplace – we need ...
#BlackLivesMatter

#BlackLivesMatter

UNISON branch officers took some time during their weekly call to remember George Floyd. George was an unarmed black man ...
STUC May Day Online Event

STUC May Day Online Event

#keyworkerheroes Friday, 1 May is May Day STUC Live Event The STUC has joined up with Trades Councils from Aberdeen, ...
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Workers' Memorial Day 2020

28 April minute’s silence to honour all workers who have died from coronavirus

UNISON and other unions are asking you to join us on Tue 28 April at 11am for a minute's silence ...
COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 UPDATE

UNISON City of Edinburgh branch is maintaining regular dialogue with our employers as part of the emergency response to the ...
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Recall Annual General Meeting

The branch’s Annual General Meeting will be held across three aggregate meetings, members can attend any one. • Tuesday 24th ...
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Budget union deputation Full Council 20th February 2020

Budget union deputation Full Council 20th February 2020

Joint Trade Unions Staff Side Secretary February 2020 City of Edinburgh Council Budget Response The trade unions have serious concerns ...
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AGM 2020 Agenda and Annual Report

Annual General Meeting 2020

All members are urged to attend the Annual General Meeting of the branch which will be held across seven aggregate ...
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Annual General Meeting 2020 Preliminary Notice

The Branch Annual General Meeting will be held across 7 aggregate meetings.  Please click here for full details of the ...
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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance

20 November is Transgender Day of Remembrance. A day when trans people, and their allies, remember those who have been ...
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Trade Justice for all

Trade Justice for all

Trade Justice for all: Another world is possible Saturday 26 October, 1pm – 4pm UNISON building, Bell Street, Glasgow With: ...
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OUT7 : UNISON at Pride events across Scotland grows

Your OUT 7 newsletter covers the UNISON profile at many Pride events across the country throughout the summer. Also highlighted ...
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Workers Memorial Day – Taking Control Removing Dangerous Substances from the Workplace

Workers Memorial Day – Taking Control Removing Dangerous Substances from the Workplace

The annual Workers’ Memorial Day commemoration was held on 28 April at the memorial tree in Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh ...
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RECALL AGM

Your UNISON branch needs your help to set us up for the challenges ahead this year by attending one of ...
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Preliminary Notice AGM 2019 – Put the date in your diary!

The Branch Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 21st February 2019 in the Augustine Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh.  It is ...
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St Andrew's Day March and Rally 2018

St Andrew’s Day March and Rally 2018

The Annual STUC St Andrew's Day march and rally will be held on Saturday 24th November 2018 in Glasgow.  The ...
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Wear Red Day 5 October 2018 - Show Racism The Red Card

Wear Red Day 5 October 2018 – Show Racism The Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card is holding the fourth Wear Red Day this year. UNISON Scotland has long supported the campaign ...
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Take One Action! Film Festival 12th – 23rd September 2018

The UK’s leading global change film festival returns next month with a powerful programme exploring women’s empowerment, climate change and ...
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Grenfell A Crime Not Just A Tragedy

Edinburgh remembers Grenfell one year on.  Truth, justice and homes for the victims!  Joint the Silent vigil at 6pm on ...
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International Workers Memorial Day

International Workers' Memorial Day Edinburgh Commemoration 12:30 Saturday 28th April 2018 IWMD Memorial Tree West Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh Midlothian ...
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Meeting: Janitors and The Facilities Management Review

27 Nov 6.30pm - 7.30pm: A joint meeting of UNISON and UNITE Janitorial staff has been organised to discuss the ...
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UN International Day of Older Persons’

To mark UN International Older People’s Day 2017, the Scottish Pensioners' Forum, in conjunction with the STUC and other  affiliates ...
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Members drop-in advice surgery

UNISON members advice surgeries will be held in Waverley Court between 12 noon - 2pm on the first Monday of ...
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Pay Up Now rally

Pay up Now! March & Rally 7 Oct Edinburgh

March & Rally: Saturday 7 October 2017, New assembly time 11.00am, Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh - Marching off at 11.45. For ...
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People's Assembly

National Demonstration Against Austerity – Manchester 1st October 2017

A National Demonstration opposing the politics of austerity has been arranged at 12 noon on Sunday 1st October 2017, the ...
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