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.
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.
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.
18th May 2021
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."
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.