Youth Theatre for Peace:

Jugendtheater für den Frieden — Youth theatre for peace http://www.visionbakery.com/deutschland-england-italien WHO WE ARE We are Ubiquity Theatre (www.ubi-leipzig.de), a Leipzig based company....

Focus on social care to end bed blocking

With thousands of beds blocked this winter by patients healthy enough to return home, it's time for politicians to put as much focus on social care as they are on NHS Scotland. Thanks to data...

Unison Executive Committee Officerships

The branch has opportunities to serve on its Executive committee for the following posts:- Women’s Officer International Relations Officer Membership & Recruitment Secretary Youth Officer (must be aged under 27) Treasurer Auditors x 2 Black Members’ Officer LGBT Officer –...

Speech: Scotland No 2 Branch AGM

Thank you for this opportunity to address your AGM.  I want to makes some observations on the political situation, the unions work on organising, and our work on proportionality. This year is...

A Living Wage is a Right

Regardless of the amount of value created, a Living Wage should be made a constitutional Right. It is not a question of a job being sacrificed, as justification for low pay, sustainable jobs...

UNISON Community Conference 2015

On the train back to London with UNISON delegates after our annual National Seminar and Conference in Bradford.  See previous posts on the Seminar which took place immediately before here and here. The Conference was chaired by UNISON Vice President Wendy Nichols. Community is the Service...

Survey Highlights Plight of Teachers:

The excessive workloads and working hours facing teachers in the UK have been clearly established in figures published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) to mark its annual Work Your Proper Hours...

John Pilger: The Menace of Fascism

By John Pilger Global Research, February 26, 2015 The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our...