17th July 2013
Commenting on the latest labour market and GDP statistics published this morning, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said:
3rd July 2013
Following publication of HSE statistics for the year to March 2013 the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has expressed concern that fatal injuries have risen in the last year. Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said “Once again we have seen a rise in the number of workers killed in Scotland, 22 workers left for work never to return home and this is unacceptable and does not compare to an overall reduction in the UK wide figure of 148 which is 24 fewer than last year.
28th June 2013
Ahead of a major conference 'Scotland United Against the Bedroom Tax' STUC General Secretary has written to First Minister Alex Salmond calling for an increase in Scottish Government funding to mitigate the impact of the Bedroom Tax. He said:
27th June 2013
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Workers’ Committee has welcomed the introduction of the Equal Marriage Bill to the Scottish Parliament today. Craig Cameron, Chair of the STUC LGBT Workers’ Committee said:
22nd May 2013
As part of National Epilepsy Week the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) are launching guidance for trade union representatives to help them understand epilepsy and how to support members in the workplace who have the condition. Ian Tasker, STUC Assistant Secretary said “Epilepsy is a complex condition and one where unfortunately a massive amount of stigma attaches to those who have the condition, both in society and the workplace.
15th May 2013
Responding to the latest official labour market statistics published today, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “This is another encouraging set of labour market statistics for Scotland and it is particularly pleasing to see women starting to benefit.