Watch and share our campaign video: Plug the £1bn council funding gap

UNISON’s campaign is calling for: Securing the long term financial stability of local government: calling for further investment in local government ...
UNISON calls for government help as Edinburgh council faces hundreds of job losses due to Covid and funding crisis

UNISON calls for government help as Edinburgh council faces hundreds of job losses due to Covid and funding crisis

Edinburgh UNISON, the union representing most Edinburgh council workers, fears that hundreds of jobs could go over the coming months ...
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UNISON calls on Scottish Government to pass on £155m in full to councils

UNISON has today (Thursday) written to Finance Secretary Kate Forbes to seek assurances that £155m emergency funding designated for Scottish ...
Enough is enough

UNISON budget submission: Silent slaughter of services must stop

Branch secretary Tom Connolly made the following submission to the City of Edinburgh Council budget meeting today. The trade unions ...
Enough is enough

UNISON says ‘enough is enough’ as Edinburgh faces another year of cuts

UNISON, the biggest union in Edinburgh Council, will join Edinburgh Trades Union Council and community groups to lobby the council ...
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UNISON News February 2019: Cuts Special Edition

Your UNISON News February 2019 issue is now available online Council crisis deepens as 1000 jobs could go Council Budget ...
Lobby

Budget lobby 09.00 Thursday 22 Feb, City Chambers

Lobby against the silent slaughter of council services. Despite the spin, the truth is that council services are being cut again ...
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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 ...
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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 ...