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Universal Free School Meals should be extended to all children and young people

1st March 2021

STUC Women’s Committee is calling on the Scottish Government to expand Universal Free School Meals to all children and young people, including those of secondary school and nursery age

STUC Budget Comment

3rd March 2021

Chancellor announces some necessary interim steps but falls well short on job creation and protecting workers and communities into the future

STUC welcomes positive budget intervention from Scottish Greens

8th March 2021

But STUC urges Scottish Government to provide adequate funding to meet sectoral public sector pay negotiations.

STUC reaction to amended Scottish Budget

9th March 2021

We have strongly pressed the Scottish Government to reject the real terms pay cuts approach of the Tories at Westminster and we recognise the different course that the Finance Secretary has taken on Public Sector Pay Policy in Scotland.

STUC on First Minister’s announcement on lifting restrictions on workplaces

16th March 2021

Responding to the First Minister’s announcement on an indicative timeline for lifting restrictions, STUC General Secretary said: “We welcome this cautious approach that is entirely reliant on continuing progress in suppressing the virus. The implications for public health and sustainable economic recovery of moving too fast would be catastrophic.

365 Days of Homeworking

22nd March 2021

Ground-breaking survey of over 3000 workers reveals their experiences of working from home and hopes and fears for the future

STUC welcomes commitment to Scotland’s steel and aluminium plants

24th March 2021

Workers at Liberty plants in Scotland have been buoyed by the progress that has been made since the takeover in 2016, with growing order books, a solid customer base and a skilled workforce.

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