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STUC election care briefing

4th May 2021

Next Government will face immediate trade union pressure to follow through on urgent reform of residential care.

STUC election comment

10th May 2021

The STUC General Secretary has congratulated the SNP on returning the largest number of MSPs and called for a radical recovery plan to be the urgent priority for the Scottish Parliament.

STUC calls on UK and Scottish Government to condemn Israeli government action in Sheikh Jarrah

10th May 2021

The STUC has called on the UK and Scottish Governments to condemn the action of the Israeli Government in occupied East Jerusalem, including forced relocation through the demolition of Palestinian homes in Sheikh Jarrah to create new settlements.

STUC response to the Queen's Speech

11th May 2021

The STUC has given a welcome to the belated plan to outlaw conversion therapy but blasted the Government’s support for Voter ID. It also said that legally binding environmental targets would only be achievable and fair if accompanied by a step change in Government investment.

STUC on forced evictions in Kenmure Street

13th May 2021

“The scenes unfolding at Kenmure Street are nothing short of disgraceful. The forced eviction and detainment of asylum seekers, on Eid of all days, shows the contempt and cruelty levelled by the UK Government to those seeking asylum."

STUC Supports Palestinian General Strike and Calls on Scottish Government to Support the BDS Movement

18th May 2021

Social Justice and Fairness Commission outlines some key actions that could be taken now to build a People’s Recovery

25th May 2021

We welcome many aspects of this report which highlights how low pay and insecure work is bad for workers and bad for the economy. We support the call for an increase in the Living Wage, an end to Fire and Rehire and a ban on zero hours contracts and unpaid trial shifts.

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