Rise of the BNP tops STUC Black Workers’ Conference Agenda in Glasgow

2nd October 2009

The BNP and campaigning against racism will be at the top of the agenda when the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Black Workers’ Conference meets in Glasgow this weekend. The two day conference will be attended by black trade unionists from across Scotland and other organisations with an interest in combating racism and xenophobia.

STUC seriously concerned that Scottish Civil Courts Review will undermine access to justice – the person in the street will be the loser

30th September 2009

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) today voiced its concern at the Report of the Civil Courts in Scotland. General Secretary Grahame Smith said:

Bill Speirs

28th September 2009

Tributes have been flooding in for STUC's former General Secretary Bill Speirs, who passed away last Wednesday. The funeral will take place at 1pm in Renfrew Town Hall on Thursday 1st October. Links to tributes to Bill and full funeral details can be accessed through the link above.

Scottish Government Call to Westminster for increased capital spend must be matched by commitments on Scottish taxes

21st September 2009

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) will join Scottish Government coalition in pressing the Chancellor of the Exchequer to bring forward capital spending from 2011-2012 to 2010-2011, but the Cabinet Secretary for Finance must support his case by abandoning the Council Tax freeze.

STUC on Scottish Budget Statement

17th September 2009

Reacting to John Swinney’s statement on the draft Scottish Budget, Grahame Smith, General Secretary of the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) said

STUC on employment statistics

16th September 2009

Speaking as ONS data confirmed another rise in Scottish unemployment, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

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