Scottish Parliament debate on the response to the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery (AGER) report

12th August 2020

Following news that the UK has been the worst hit by falls in growth and ahead of the Scottish Parliament debate on the response to the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery (AGER) report, the STUC has called on the Scottish Government to bring forward clear job saving proposals for the immediate term as well as providing a medium and longer term investment strategy to create sustainable jobs.

STUC urges Scottish Government to adopt Fair Rents Bill

12th August 2020

With precarious work increasing, and low pay remaining endemic, many workers are facing a triple whammy of a fall in relative wages, increases in rent and high fuel bills.

Grades debacle

11th August 2020

Grades debacle has been a slap in the face for pupils and hard-working teachers and exposed the failure of successive governments to tackle the root causes of an unequal and class ridden economy

Increase in Zero-hour contracts could be thin end of the wedge unless employers are held to account says STUC

11th August 2020

The STUC has called on bar, restaurant and accommodation workers to monitor employers and share information with colleagues as figures released today indicate a shortage of work and increase in zero hours contracts that risks putting workers even more at the mercy of bosses.

STUC Black Workers Committee Raises Concerns with SQA

10th August 2020

The Scottish Trades Union Congress Black Workers Committee has today written to the SQA to raise concerns about the re-grading of pupil’s exam results and the lack of ethnicity data gathering from the SQA.

Scottish Government’s Economic Recovery Implementation Plan does not match up to the scale of the crisis

5th August 2020

Despite some welcome initiatives and commitment to Fair Work, Scottish Government’s Economic Recovery Implementation Plan does not match up to the scale of the crisis and the need to build back better

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