STUC News releases

STUC on Council Tax Reform

2nd March 2016

Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said “The STUC welcomes the First Minister’s commitment to ending the Council Tax freeze next year and to introducing some additional progressivity to the system. “However, in totality, the measures announced by the First Minister today are very disappointing.

STUC ‘Leap Day of Action’ signals unions’ intent to continue the fight against the trade union bill and build membership and capacity

27th February 2016

On 29th February, the extra day in 2016, unions and employers in Scotland are coming together to demonstrate opposition to the Trade Union Bill and an intent to build positive industrial relations based on strong trade unions.

Scottish Government perfectly correct to reject current Fiscal Framework offer – STUC General Secretary Grahame Smith

23rd February 2016

The General Secretary of the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Grahame Smith said: “The Scottish Government is perfectly correct to reject the Fiscal Framework as currently proposed by the Westminster Government. We recognise that these negotiations have been difficult and that significant additional powers for the Parliament are an important prize.

STUC supports protest at Scottish Parliament

23rd February 2016

13.00 - 14.00 Wednesday 24 February Protest outside Scottish Parliament for end to £484M erosion of tax base due to eight year council tax freeze

STUC on Labour Market Statistics

17th February 2016

Commenting after the latest official labour market statistics for Scotland were published by ONS, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

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Holiday Pay Claims Explained

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STUC Information Guide Scottish Employment Tribunals

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