Press Releases

Cosla and unions are ‘too far apart’ on pay talks, say UNISON

UNISON Scotland Press Release  Local government workers in Scotland are to be consulted about strike action after council employers failed ... Read More

Local government strike threat looms as tensions grow over pay, says UNISON

Scotland’s largest local government union, UNISON, says strike preparations could begin as early as next week as tensions grow over ... Read More

Edinburgh Schools Facing Urgent Issues: UNISON Calls for Action Following Alarming Workplace Violence Survey

New survey data from UNISON's recent research among Edinburgh City Council workers sheds light on the challenges faced by school ... Read More

UNISON City of Edinburgh denounces Council’s determination to enforce education cuts

UNISON City of Edinburgh is deeply concerned by the decision made by City of Edinburgh Council to delete the Education ... Read More

Open Letter to All City of Edinburgh Elected Councillors

In a resounding display of unity and determination, UNISON City of Edinburgh has sent an open letter to all elected ... Read More

Media release: School Staff in Edinburgh Council vote to strike in pay dispute, announces UNISON

UNISON City of Edinburgh Media Release    25 August 2023 Immediate release UNISON school and early years staff have made ... Read More

More needs to be done to protect school staff from harm, says UNISON City of Edinburgh

Commenting on news reports of fights breaking out between parents at Ferryhill Primary School, UNISON has denounced the actions as ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Care Inspectorate’s Inspection of Adult Social work and Social Care Services: City of Edinburgh.

UNISON City of Edinburgh Branch welcomes the findings of the Care Inspectorate’s Inspection of adult social work and social care ... Read More

Public meeting to discuss teaching of gender identity in schools should be cancelled as it puts staff and public at risk, says UNISON in Edinburgh city branch

UNISON City of Edinburgh branch is calling on the council to cancel a ‘Schools and gender identity event’ to protect ... Read More