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Pandemic has hit the lowest paid the hardest

1st February 2021

STUC comment on new TUC statistics

STUC welcomes support for National Care Service

3rd February 2021

STUC welcomes the recommendations from the Independent Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland

BiFab yards purchased from Administration

12th February 2021

STUC welcomes the statement from Interstrata plc that it has purchased BiFab from administration

Call Centre Workers Still Putting Their Lives On The Line

15th February 2021

Covid-19 still presents a major threat to contact centre workers and action needs to be taken to protect them, according to a letter from the STUC to the Scottish Government.

STUC Scottish Budget comment

16th February 2021

Bright spots in Scottish Government Budget announcement clouded by failure to fund local government services. Clear need for more accountability from businesses receiving support.

STUC Comment on the Scottish Parliaments Debte on the Independent Review into Adult Social Care

16th February 2021

STUC comment on Scottish Parliament’s debate into the Independent Review into Adult Social Care

16th February 2021

A National Care Service comparable to the NHS needs to have at its core, dignity, equality and fair pay for its workers.

Landmark Supreme Court Ruling that Uber drivers are ‘workers’ is a win-win for workers and local economies.

19th February 2021

Today the Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that taxi app firm Uber must classify its drivers a workers rather than self-employed. They will be entitled to the minimum wage and holiday pay.

STUC responds to Prime Minister's lockdown announcement

22nd February 2021

Responding to the Prime Minister’s statement in the House of Commons, STUC General Secretary, Roz Foyer said. “The Prime Minister was clearly desperate to announce some good news today. He may have indicated an outline plan for emerging from lockdown but there are many uncertainties along the way"

STUC: Jobless total presents stark warning for Chancellor as UK budget approaches.

23rd February 2021

Record redundancies and large rise in youth unemployment present a major challenge and rise in average earnings is caused by largest proportion of those losing work being low paid.

STUC broadly welcomes cautious approach set out by First Minister in Framework announcement

23rd February 2021

STUC broadly welcomes cautious approach set out by First Minister in Framework announcement and that future decisions will be driven by data not dates. STUC remains concerned about precautions required for safe return of more pupils to schools.

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