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Holiday Pay Claims Explained

If you are paid less than your normal pay when you take a holiday then you might have a claim against your employer worth thousands of pounds. You will have a claim if you normally receive additional payments on top of your basic salary

Workers Need a Voice to End Zero Hours Disgrace

25th February 2015

Following the publication of research by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showing a significant increase in the number of workers exposed to exploitative zero hour contracts, the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) have attacked employers who fail to provide workers with employment security and deny them a decent living wage.

Cross-party Solidarity with the Jewish Community

24th February 2015

Following the horrific antisemitic terrorist attacks on Jewish targets in Europe, the 10-fold increase in antisemitic incidents in Scotland in the second half of last year, and the raising of the national terrorist threat level, all of which have contributed to unprecedented levels of anxiety and vulnerability in the Jewish community, the leaders of all the political parties in the Scottish Parliament, supported by other leading figures in Scottish public life, have taken the rare step of coming together to issue a joint statement of support and reassurance for the Jewish Community:

STUC on new labour market statistics

18th February 2015

Commenting on the latest official labour market statistics for Scotland published today, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said: “This is as strong a set of statistics as we have seen for some months and the Scottish employment rate is now within touching distance of achieving its pre-recession peak. The significant fall in unemployment comes after a period when the decline appeared to be stalling.

STUC Support for Bill to Devolve Employability Powers

11th February 2015

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) have welcomed moves by Ian Murray MP to introduce the Job Creation Powers (Scotland) Bill to ensure that responsibility for the Work Programme and Work Choice is devolved to Scotland and ensuring that decisions taken on how young and disabled workers are supported back into work are taken in Scotland and meet the needs of Scotland’s communities and Scotland’s economy

STUC welcomes Scottish Labour proposals for additional welfare and pension powers

2nd February 2015

Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary, Grahame Smith, said: “The STUC is on record as saying that the Smith Commission proposals should have proposed greater devolution in a number of areas.

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