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Preliminary STUC survey results reveals unparalleled level of fear and insecurity in and out of work during COVID 19 crisis.

3rd April 2020

Survey predicts further massive growth in applications for Universal Credit as uncertainty has yet to feed through to numbers applying.

Scottish Government Guidance on social distancing

4th April 2020

STUC strongly welcomes strengthened Scottish Government Guidance on social distancing and condemns UK Government’s approach.

STUC: Latest meeting with Cabinet Secretary

7th April 2020

Focus on major alarm at contradictory PPE guidance for home and social care workers. STUC demands immediate withdrawal of advice from chief nursing officer and urgent roll out of testing for care workers.

Safety side-lined as workers warn that exposure to virus will cost lives

11th April 2020

Most workers do not feel safe, according to a survey of over 1500 workers in Scotland.

Unionised workers have more safety and security to weather the crisis

12th April 2020

Results from a survey of over 1500 workers in Scotland have revealed the advantages enjoyed by unionised workers over un-unionised workers during the pandemic.


14th April 2020

Pre-existent health and safety concerns are exacerbating current crisis. STUC calls for immediate access to non-unionised workplaces for union health and safety reps to conduct a full assessment of working conditions in the sector.

Disabled workers outline Coronavirus concerns

23rd April 2020

Disabled workers have appealed to the public to respect social distancing measures and urged supermarkets to do more to support disabled people with food deliveries.

Pay Day Check

24th April 2020

The STUC is urging hundreds of thousands of workers to check their pay today. It is also calling on employers to make all efforts to switch to digital pay-slips to ensure workers receive up to date information on their pay.

Minute Silence to be held for key workers at 11am Tuesday 28th April

28th April 2020

International Workers Memorial Day

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