21st April 2009
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has announced that Graeme Russell, Regional Safety Secretary for the Communication Workers Union (CWU), is this years recipient of the STUC Health and Safety Award for his work in promoting and developing positive partnership working in protecting the health, safety and welfare of CWU members in the Edinburgh and Borders Branch.
20th April 2009
Commenting on Harriet Harman’s speech to STUC Congress 2009, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said: “The STUC hoped that during this Congress political speakers would address both the changing economic times and the need to assist those hardest hit by recession.
19th April 2009
Rt. Hon. Harriet Harman MP, Minister for Women and Equality, will present this year’s One Workplace Equality Award 2009 to recognise the role of Scottish trade union members in promoting equality in the workplace (10:55 hrs Monday 20th April) at the STUC Annual Congress in Perth.
19th April 2009
Tomorrow (Monday 20th April), Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith will launch the STUC’s Agenda for Rebuilding Collective Prosperity. STUC will be writing to a range of Scotland’s civic leaders, community and campaigning organisations asking them to support the initiative, comment on the policy papers which support the statement and engage in wider policy discussion over coming months.
16th April 2009
On Tuesday April 21st pupils from four schools in Perth (Perth High, Perth Academy, St. Columba’s, Kinross High), along with the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Youth Committee, will be participating in the STUC Congress in a special schools debate session titled "Schools out for Congress".
8th April 2009
Scottish trade unions today expressed their deep concerns at the decision of the Scottish Funding Council to end the funding of a unit which provides equalities support to Scotland’s colleges and universities.