17th June 2009
Commenting on today’s statistics which show a rise in unemployment in Scotland of 41,000 over the quarter, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “Today’s unemployment figures provide a stark rejoinder to those talking up green shoots in the economy. The inconvenient truth is that this recession remains in its infancy in terms of job losses.
15th June 2009
Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith gave an early welcome to the Commission’s findings.
11th June 2009
This years Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Highlands and Islands Conference will be held on Saturday 13 June 2009 in the Town House, Inverness.
10th June 2009
The STUC today welcomed the Scottish Government’s “Adopt an Apprentice” scheme, and the financial support for employers to take on unemployed apprentices.
8th June 2009
Speaking after the announcement that the BNP have secured two seats in the elections to the European Parliament STUC (Scottish Trades Union Congress) Assistant Secretary, Mary Senior, said
31st May 2009
Short Term Investment in Wage Subsidy Scheme Could Precipitate Faster Economic Recovery Two of Scotland’s most influential organisations made an unprecedented joint call to the Scottish Government this weekend to seriously consider implementing a wage and training support scheme, similar to a programme already in place in Wales.