STUC News releases

Scottish Parliament commends trade union women

15th November 2012

Anne McTaggart MSP today lodged a Members Motion in the Scottish Parliament, commending the recent Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Women’s Conference.

Robert's Story: From Homeless to Union Learner of the Year

14th November 2012

Once homeless, Robert Higgins of Wishaw has been working as a Cleaner at the First Bus Depot in Blantyre for the last seven years. Robert is a member of Unite the Union, and earlier this year, he approached his Union Learning Rep, Ewan McLean, in the workplace learning centre for help with his literacy and numeracy skills. Robert has been named as the 2nd Learner of the Year by Scottish Union Learning, which is part of the Scottish TUC.

STUC on UK Q2 GDP Statistics

25th July 2012

Commenting on today’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures which confirm that the recession deepened in the second quarter of 2012, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

STUC on GDP and employment statistics

18th July 2012

Responding to the latest GDP and labour market statistics for Scotland published today, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:


STUC welcomes first Mandela Day Celebrations in Scotland

17th July 2012

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has welcomed the formal celebration of Mandela Day (Wednesday 18 July) in Scotland. To mark the inaugural celebrations the STUC General Secretary Grahame Smith will join the First Minister, Alex Salmond and the South African High Commissioner, Dr Zola Skweyiya in events to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday by taking part in events to send 50,000 donated books in a container to Eastern Cape libraries in South Africa.

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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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