The Scottish Trades Union Congress

The 117th Annual Congress is being held in the Caird Hall Dundee over the period:

Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th April, 2014.

STUC Labour Market and GDP Statistics

16th April 2014

Responding today’s Labour Market and GDP statistics Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said “Today’s figures include some more positive news on the Scottish labour market but confirm that recovery remains very slow. As some focus on the level it is important to stress that the employment rate – a significantly more accurate measure of the health of the labour market - remains fully 3.5% below its pre-recession peak.

STUC response to Johann Lamont speech to STUC Congress

16th April 2014

Responding to the speech, and referendum question and answer session from Johann Lamont MSP at STUC Congress today, Grahame Smith Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

Union Learning Rep Thaws Frozen Foods Employer in Uddingston through Learning

16th April 2014

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has announced that the recipient of the 9th Annual STUC Helen Dowie Award for Lifelong Learning is Willie Brennan, a BFAWU Union Learning Representative at Dawnfresh Seafoods in Uddingston.

STUC Comment on First Minister’s visit to Congress

15th April 2014

Speaking after the First Minister’s STUC Congress speech where he answered questions from delegates, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said:

A Civil Injustice

15th April 2014

Workers, the protected class powering the economy…well so it was before the 1st October 2013. Then, overnight, the Westminster coalition extinguished, wthin s69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, long established protection afforded to workers injured in the course of their employment.

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