Edinburgh bin workers on strike

Edinburgh waste workers, members of Unite, began strike action over pay on Thursday (August 18) after Unite formally rejected the latest pay offer. Unite said that the 3.5 per cent offer announced by COSLA last week was ‘nowhere near good enough’ which is also a position supported by several council leaders including those in Edinburgh […]

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UN climate talks and cancellation of demonstrations in Paris – Support #ScotClimateMarch #COP21

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis today urged the highest possible turnout for marches in Edinburgh, London, Cardiff and Belfast next weekend, in solidarity with climate campaigners in Paris and around the world.
The International Trade Union Confederation  made the same call. Both were responding to the decision by the French authorities, following the terrorist attacks in Paris, to cancelRead more…

Dave Prentis – Join UNISON marching for Climate, Justice and Jobs

UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis has spoken out to support the global call for urgent action on climate change this November and December. 

He said UNISON members will be joining in marches and rallies across the UK, organised by Stop Climate Chaos Scotland and the Climate Coalition Movement, and in Paris, all timed to coincide with international demonstrations.Read more…

Join UNISON Scotland Green Network supporting #scotclimatemarch 28 Nov

Press: Members interested in booking a subsidised place on a bus to Paris for
12 Dec demonstration should seek nomination through their branch. See below for

It’s time next month to join the global
movement marching for a better future, demanding strong
action from world leaders at the United Nations climate talks in December.

UNISON members are invited to a
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Climate, Justice and Jobs – Sat 28 Nov Scotland’s Climate March

UNISON Scotland is showing our colours by supporting
the Stop
Climate Chaos Scotland Climate March on Saturday 28 November.

On that weekend around the world, millions will be
marching to put pressure on world leaders for an ambitious deal at the UN
climate negotiations in Paris in December.

Scotland’s Climate March is in Edinburgh, with
other marches taking place in Wales onRead more…