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

STUC comment as report confirms falling real wages

19th November 2014

Commenting following publication of the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2014 by the Office for National Statistics, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary, said: “Today’s report confirms that the median wage in Scotland fell yet again in real terms during the year to April 2014. If wages had kept pace with CPI inflation since 2009, the median worker in Scotland would now be earning £1705 more per year.

STUC welcome’s Glasgow City Council decision on Scottish Defence League

5th November 2014

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) today welcomed Glasgow City Council’s statement that the Scottish Defence League (SDL) will not receive permission to march on the 29th November. The STUC in association with the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) has organised its annual St Andrew’s Day Anti-Racism March and Rally for this date, under the banner of ‘A future free from Racism’.

STUC publishes Smith Commission proposals

31st October 2014

Dave Moxham, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Deputy General Secretary said: “Our submission to the Smith Commission challenges all sides to make compromises and put aside any thoughts of political advantage. “The referendum proved that many of those on both sides of the debate had an appetite for a fairer a society and an economy which empowers communities and working people.


30th October 2014

MONDAY/TUESDAY 3-4 NOVEMBER 2014 CONCERT HALL, PERTH The 2014 Annual Scottish TUC Women’s Conference will be held on Monday/Tuesday 3-4 November 2014, in the Concert Hall, Perth. With more delegates and visitors registered to attend than in previous years, the Conference will bring women together from many different employment sectors. Delegates from workplaces across Scotland will be speaking up for those most affected by austerity, and will be outlining many different campaigns on equality and social justice.


29th October 2014

Following the release of the annual report on workplace injury and ill-health by the Health and Safety Executive the STUC has called for the Government to reverse it attacks on the HSE and provide resources for the enforcement agency to do its work without Government interference. Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said “It is clear from these statistics that the 40% funding cuts imposed by the coalition Government on HSE along with their unwarranted ideological attacks on workplace health and safety by the Government and certain sections of the media are having an impact in Scotland.

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