STUC News releases

STUC Black Workers Conference in Glasgow

4th October 2013

The 17th annual Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Black Workers Conference will gather in Glasgow today (Saturday 5th October) and high in its agenda will be the impact of austerity on Black and Minority Ethnic workers and communities.

STUC on the Procurement Reform Bill

4th October 2013

Responding to publication of the Procurement Reform Bill, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “The STUC enthusiastically welcomes parts of this important Bill especially its provisions to disqualify firms engaging in tax avoidance and blacklisting from the public procurement process and the commitment to introduce further guidance on workforce matters.

STUC on Procurement Bill

12th September 2013

Commenting on the First Minister’s announcement that the Procurement Bill has been sent to Parliament, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “The STUC welcomes the news that this important Bill has been sent to Parliament today. It is particularly encouraging that the First Minister confirmed that the Bill will take a tough line on those companies engaged in blacklisting and flouting employment law.

Bedroom Tax Call to Action

12th September 2013

**Charities, faith groups, trade unions and others issue call for collective action to reverse devastating policy** The third sector and wider Scottish civil society are already working with communities to help them deal with the devastating impact of benefit cuts. Rather than increasing economic and social independence, these cuts have had the opposite effect.

STUC on Labour Market Statistics

11th September 2013

Commenting on the latest official labour market statistics for Scotland, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

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Holiday Pay Claims Explained

If you are paid less than your normal pay when you take a holiday then you might have a claim against your employer worth thousands of pounds. You will have a claim if you normally receive additional payments on top of your basic salary

STUC Information Guide Scottish Employment Tribunals

Tribunals guide STUC publishes Information Guide to Scottish Employment Tribunals. Download a copy here.

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