STUC News releases

STUC Black Workers’ Conference – A Better Way for Black Workers

30th September 2011

The 15th STUC Black Workers’ Conference will take place in Glasgow this weekend (Saturday and Sunday 1-2 October). The Conference will debate a number of motions on issues of particular concern to black and ethnic minorities – on equality, defending jobs, pay, pensions and public services, cuts in education, protecting migrants and victims of trafficking, as well as motions on Egypt and Syria.


Thousands to join Civic Scotland ‘People First’ demonstration on October 1st in Glasgow

27th September 2011

Faith, equality, anti-poverty and trade union groups have pledged increased co-operation to campaign for major income redistribution, protect services and rebuild communities in the wake of coalition austerity measures with Scottish and local authority budgets being slashed.

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STUC brands Scottish Spending Review as ‘Plan B minus’

21st September 2011

STUC General Secretary Grahame Smith said: “The central idea in the budget, an investment led Plan B for Scotland, chimes closely with STUC priorities and stands in stark contrast to the growth busting austerity of the Westminster Coalition.

STUC on Labour Market Statistics

14th September 2011

Speaking on publication of the latest set of labour market statistics for Scotland, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:


STUC releases shocking estimate of Scotland’s full-time employment deficit

13th September 2011

On the eve of publication of the next set of labour market statistics for Scotland, the STUC has released an estimate of Scotland’s full-time employment deficit, which at 17.25%, is far in excess of the unemployment rate of 7.7%. On publication of this estimate, 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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