UN October 2015

Exposing myth of need to rush to redundancy

There is a spin being played by the senior officials that the world ends on 1 April 2016 if 2,000 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Edinburgh services face meltdown as UNISON fears over 3,000 job losses and privatisation

Edinburgh services face meltdown as UNISON fears over 3,000 job losses and privatisation

UNISON fears that over 3,000 jobs - one in every six Edinburgh council staff and three times as many jobs ...
Voluntary Severance Edinburgh Council - Info for members

Voluntary Severance Edinburgh Council – Info for members

As you will be aware the City of Edinburgh Council is looking to replace the current Voluntary Release (VR) Terms ...
Council Transformation - Be champions of services not cuts

Council Transformation – Be champions of services not cuts

Statement on Edinburgh 'Transformation' by Amanda Kerr UNISON Branch Secretary.UNISON has major concerns about this report to council. With so ...
Time for government to stop starving councils

Time for government to stop starving councils

UNISON warns Edinburgh councillors to be sure what they are signing up toUNISON is urging City of Edinburgh councillors meeting ...
UN February 2015

Cleaning staff don’t sign your rights away

Some Edinburgh Council cleaning staff will have recently been approached by their line manager asking them to reduce their hours or take voluntary early ...
Thanks to all who joined the lobby

Thanks to all who joined the lobby

A big thank you from UNISON Edinburgh to all those who turned out to lobby against council cuts this morning ...
Lobby against the cuts 12 Feb

Lobby against the cuts 12 Feb

UNISON members will lobby Edinburgh Council on 12 Feb at 08.30 at the City Chambers against cuts that could mean ...