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Make space for worker and community voices in the election campaign says STUC

8th April 2021

If we need a super majority for anything in this next parliament it should be for a radical plan to increase pay, create good jobs and for a Scottish National Care Service.” – Roz Foyer

STUC: Bullying attacks on gas engineers is a major breach of Fair Work principles and the company must face consequences.

14th April 2021

Hundreds of workers at British Gas (which trades at Scottish Gas in Scotland) will today be sacked by the company for refusing to sign ‘fire and rehire’ contracts attacking pay and conditions.

STUC responds to jobs announcement at former Bi-Fab yard in Methil

16th April 2021

290 jobs will be created at Methil following the winning of a contract by Harland and Wolff to build eight jackets for the NNG offshore wind development.


20th April 2021

However bad policy choices would create a quarter of a million fewer. Employment in low carbon economy has actually fallen over past five years.

STUC Congress Day 2: Nicola Sturgeon, Leader of the Scottish National Party, address to Congress

20th April 2021

STUC Congress Day 2: Anas Sarwar, Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, address to Congress

20th April 2021

STUC Congress confirms support for Scottish self-determination but rejects ‘super majority manoeuvring’

21st April 2021

The STUC Congress has voted in support of a motion stating that the Scottish Parliament should have the power to hold a referendum on Scotland’s future and should not require UK Government consent.

STUC estimates cost of youth unemployment at £3 billion as it calls for a green economic stimulus, a shorter working week and progressive taxation to tackle jobs crisis

24th April 2021

Current levels of youth unemployment will cost between £2.4 billion and £3 billion in lost wages for Scotland’s young people, without significant intervention to address Scotland’s youth unemployment crisis.

International Workers Memorial Day 28th April 2021: Fighting for the right to health and safety for all Scottish Workers

27th April 2021

On International Workers’ Memorial Day, the STUC and Scottish Hazards will remind Governments, health and safety enforcement bodies and employers that health and safety is a fundamental right that every worker should be able to enjoy and expect.

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