28th July 2009
Responding to comments made by Iain McMillan, Director, CBI Scotland who this morning claimed that the campaign to save Diageo jobs might discourage inward investment in Scotland, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:
24th July 2009
Commenting on today’s ONS figures which reveal that the UK economy contracted 0.8% during the second quarter of 2009, Stephen Boyd, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Assistant Secretary said:
22nd July 2009
Commenting on the Scottish GDP statistics for Q1 2009 published this morning, Stephen Boyd, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Assistant Secretary said:
16th July 2009
The STUC today (16 Jul) welcomed the report into the ICL Stockline disaster published by Lord Gill earlier today. The report highlights the failure of the company's directors and the failure of the safety inspection regime in place at the time, which conspired to cause an explosion on 11 May 2004 at ICL Stockline Plastics in Maryhill, Glasgow.
1st July 2009
A delegation of Scottish Trade Unionists will today, Thursday 2 July, meet with the UK Minister for the Middle East, Ivan Lewis MP, to urge the British Government to impose sanctions on the state of Israel.
1st July 2009
Commenting of the announcement of 900 job losses at Diageo workplaces in Scotland, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said: