STUC calls for a Budget for Jobs

3rd April 2009

On publication of ‘A Budget for Jobs’, the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) 2009 Budget Submission, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said: “The STUC believes that the G20 agreement represents real progress in many areas. However, we were deeply disappointed that it was insufficient in the crucial area of sustaining global demand. That is why the STUC is arguing for Budget 2009 to bring forward a substantial fiscal stimulus and for UK ministers to continue pressing international partners for further action.

STUC on G20 Agreement

2nd April 2009

Responding to the G20 agreement announced this afternoon, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “The deal contains some very welcome measures but is, as a whole, insufficient to meet the challenges facing the global economy.

STUC challenges Scottish Chambers of Commerce: put up or shut up on red-tape!

26th March 2009

Speaking as the Scottish Chambers of Commerce publishes its annual ‘Burdens Barometer’, Stephen Boyd, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Assistant Secretary said: “Given that the current economic crisis is the result of weak and ineffective regulation in the financial sector, it is a somewhat strange time for the Chambers to proceed with publishing its ‘Burdens Barometer’.

STUC on G20 Summit and 'Put People First' March

26th March 2009

Speaking ahead of the G20 summit and the massive 'Put People First' event on Saturday (28 March), Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

STUC on labour market statistics

18th March 2009

Commenting on today’s labour market statistics, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

Dole claimants outnumber vacancies by twenty to one in employment blackspots across Scotland

17th March 2009

Using the latest unemployment statistics for January 2009, the TUC has worked out the number of jobseeker allowance (JSA) claimants per jobcentre vacancy in every local authority in the UK.

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