Message of support from STUC to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions

11th March 2009

From the General Secretary, Grahame Smith, on behalf of the General Council of the Scottish Trades Union Congress

Glasgow City Council pledge on low pay a ‘step in the right direction’

8th March 2009

The Scottish Living Wage Campaign (SLWC) today welcomed the announcement by Glasgow City Council leader Stephen Purcell that no employee would be paid less than £7 per hour.

STUC on Prime Minister’s speech to the Scottish Labour Party Conference

6th March 2009

Commenting in the interval between the Prime Minister’s address to Scottish Labour Party Conference and his meeting with an Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) delegation, Dave Moxham, STUC Deputy General Secretary said:

STUC Condemns Latest Blacklisting Scandal

6th March 2009

The Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) has joined UCATT and UNITE in condemning the use of blacklisting in the construction industry following revelations that major companies unlawfully access personal information on prospective employees through a consultant as part of the selection process.

STUC Calls for new approach from Holyrood and Westminster to Training

26th February 2009

Today (Thursday 26th February), in a keynote address to delegates, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith the STUC called for a new approach to training to meet the challenges Scotland faces in the recession

STUC on RBS Losses

26th February 2009

Commenting on the news that RBS has posted the largest annual loss in UK history, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

Scottish trade union delegation to Palestine and Israel investigates merits of Israeli boycott

25th February 2009

A delegation of senior trade unionists from the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), will this week depart for Palestine and Israel. The delegation will meet with trade unionists in Israel and the Occupied Territories of Palestine, to investigate the merits of supporting a boycott, disinvestment and sanctions against the state of Israel until it complies with international law and agreed human rights principles.

STUC Supports CWU Rally, Keep the Post Public

24th February 2009

Speaking in advance of the rally and lobby of Parliament organised by the Communication Workers’ Union, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:

Swinney right to drop local income tax plan

11th February 2009

Commenting after the SNP Government dropped its local income tax policy, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary, Grahame Smith said:

STUC launches policy paper series with call for step change in occupational health provision

11th February 2009

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) today (Wednesday, 11 February) published the first in a series of policy papers aimed at meeting the challenges of the current recession in the short, medium and long term.

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