Menopause in Work survey

The Menopause in Work survey, which was launched at the STUC women’s conference in Glenrothes on 30th October, is open until 1st December 2017. The STUC women's committee is interested in investigating how Scottish employers are responding to menopause in...

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MODERN APPRENTICES CAN JOIN UNISON FOR FREE

In these difficult financial times Modern Apprenticeships are often the only way for youngsters to get into work.  We recognise that the “wages” for these trainees are extremely low so to help these employees the Branch is offering to subsidise free membership to...

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March to Scrap the Cap

A message from Mike Kirby - UNISON Scotland Secretary   We cannot miss this opportunity to put pressure on both UK and Scottish Governments to pay all public service workers a fair pay rise. Please join me and assemble at 11am, Johnston Terrace,...

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The Best Is Yet To Come

3 hour course supporting people in transition from work to retirement and in later life. 9 November 2017 1-4pm, Lochgilphead Are you over 50? Are you thinking of retiring or recently retired? Are you facing redundancy? Then this course is for you.   In this short...

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Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI)

Did you know you might have to wait longer than expected for your state pension. If so, you fall into a group of women who have been particularly badly affected by the changes to your state pension age. UNISON believes that this is unfair and has been...

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UNISON National Conference, Brighton, June 2017 Kevin McIntosh, our Branch Chairperson, attended the conference in Brighton and sent back this report……. Tuesday the 20th of June 2017 A slower start this Tuesday morning as the National delegate conference...

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How UNISON changed the law UNISON has just won the most significant legal challenge in the history of British employment law. The result of our four-year legal battle with the government is that no-one has to pay a fee to get access to justice at an...

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Message from our local UNISON organiser David Wharrie

  Recruiting and Engagement Event Argyll & Bute Branch, Kilmory HQ Monday Aug 7th 2017 from 10.30am The purpose of my visit is to: Recruit new members (happy to answer any questions you have about the benefits of membership, the support you can...

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Welcome to the new look Argyll and Bute UNISON website!

Welcome to this new look Argyll and Bute UNISON branch website.  This website is now smart phone friendly with lots of new features, news, offers and more....... Get in touch if you want to add anything to the website or just fancy a chat........

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UNISON Victory on Tribunal Fees at Supreme Court

I am delighted to tell you that UNISON Legal Services has been successful in its challenge to Employment Tribunal Fees. Today, the Supreme Court, the UK'S highest court, ruled that the Government acted unlawfully when it introduced fees to bring claims in the...

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Activist – your weekly update

UNISON joins in the schools ‘carnival against the cuts’ Becky Everett, Jill Goodale and Jon Richards with UNISON flag Westminster demonstration hears the human side from members Derby teaching assistants Becky Everett and Jill Goodale were just two of the UNISON...

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