2nd September 2020
As the Government contribution for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme drops to 70%, and with two months until it is scheduled to come to an end, the STUC is urging the UK Government to extend the furlough scheme to protect jobs in struggling sectors.
1st September 2020
29th August 2020
Ahead of the Programme for Government on Tuesday next week, the STUC are calling for significant public sector intervention to create good jobs, tackle inequality, and ensure a recovery benefits the majority of working people not just those at the top.
28th August 2020
In light of reports that the UK Government is considering a massive push back to work campaign, the STUC is urging employers and workers in Scotland to follow Scottish Government guidelines.
27th August 2020
26th August 2020
The STUC has today written to Alok Sharma MP and Paul Wheelhouse MSP, respective UK and Scottish Ministers with the energy portfolio, calling for urgent action and a jobs crisis summit with a seat at the table for its affiliated unions, Unite and GMB.