STUC on unemployment figures: Chancellor must act now to extend Furlough scheme

15th June 2021

Commenting on today’s slight rise in unemployment in Scotland and the potential pause in re-opening the economy, the STUC has called for an immediate announcement that the furlough scheme will continue to at least the end of the year for workers in affected industries.

STUC underwhelmed by Scottish Government plan for recovery

2nd June 2021

The STUC has responded to the Scottish Government’s plan for recovery calling for an new industrial strategy and a plan for jobs requiring much more ambition, more government investment and a greater role for the public sector.

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.

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

18th May 2021

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 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.

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