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STUC condemns cuts to Universal Credit

6th October 2021

• 40% of Universal Credit Claims, over two million people, are in work.

STUC critical of award of Scottish National Care Service contract to Price Waterhouse Cooper

7th October 2021

We will vigorously oppose any move towards outsourcing the vital project of creating a National Care Service to companies with a vested interest in privatised provision.

STUC launches campaign to upgrade Scotland’s homes

13th October 2021

Scotland’s trade unions have joined forces with tenants unions, anti-poverty groups, environmentalists and academics to launch a nationwide campaign to upgrade Scotland’s homes.

STUC Joins Glasgow Against Closures March, Saturday 16th of October

15th October 2021

This Saturday the 16th of October, trade unions and campaigners will join hundreds of concerned Glasgow residents in protest against the closure of vital cultural and sport facilities.

STUC 94th Annual Women’s Conference

25th October 2021

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) 94th Annual Women’s’ Conference takes place this week online, where the major issues affecting women workers in the labour market and wider society will be debated by around 160 delegates from unions across Scotland.

STUC: Austerity budget would be a crushing blow for workers and their communities

26th October 2021

Ahead of the Chancellor’s Budget on Wednesday, the STUC has warned against an austerity budget that would be a crushing blow for workers, strangle the recovery and set the worst possible conditions for green growth.

The STUC sharply critical of Scottish Government’s rejection of shopworkers’ call for large shops in Scotland to close on New Year’s Day.

26th October 2021

The Government has based its rejection on economic reasons and the fact that the legislation would not cover all shopworkers despite strong representations and campaigning from trade union USDAW.

STUC Budget response

27th October 2021

Lots of smoke and mirrors but no solutions to the cost-of-living crisis nor the urgent need to tackle climate change

STUC says public transport workers are ‘climate heroes’

28th October 2021

Calls for Scottish Government to change track on transport policy.

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