10th June 2010
Speaking prior the annual Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Highlands and Islands Conference (12th June, Town House, Inverness) on publication of an STUC letter to the Chancellor in advance of the emergency budget on 22 June, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said:
1st June 2010
In condemning the killing of innocent civilians by Israeli forces on board relief ships en route to Gaza, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said
27th May 2010
Responding to the speech delivered today (27th May) – ‘Welfare for the 21st Century’, Dave Moxham, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Deputy General Secretary said:
26th May 2010
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has today agreed a joint communiqué with the Scottish Government providing a clear framework for future work to support the manufacturing sector in Scotland.
24th May 2010
Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “There will be a modicum of relief that the Scottish Government has been allowed to put off implementing its share of cuts until next year, but as everyone recognises, this is pain deferred not pain removed” And he reacted angrily to announcements of cuts in the Future Jobs Fund.
18th May 2010
More than 5,000 workers will benefit from learning and skills development through trade unions as a result of Scottish Government and European funding. In April this year, Scottish Union Learning launched its Development Fund. This is a new fund that will assist trade unions to develop their work around workplace learning and skills.