Pay all public sector workers in Scotland a minimum £10 an hour, STUC say
David Thomson reports for CommonSpace from the first day of the STUC Congress in Aviemore, where the teachers union EIS said it was willing to strike for a 10 per cent pay rise
THE SCOTTISH Trade Union Congress (STUC) are calling for public sector workers to be paid 10 pounds an hour as part of a new long-term pay policy to tackle pay loss and cost of living after a decade of austerity.
STUC demand more powers for Holyrood on workers rights after Brexit
STUC congress kicks of with devolution calls
THE SCOTTISH TRADE UNION CONGRESS has called on the UK Government to devolve a range of powers to Holyrood as part of Brexit negotiations.
As delegates arrive in Aviemore today for the start of the STUC annual congress, labour movement leaders are demanding a six-point commitment from UK Prime Minister Theresa May, that will see the Scottish Parliament get an increase of powers on workplace protections and migration once the UK leaves the EU.
Sturgeon to warn of "extreme" Tory threat to Scottish living standards in #GE17
Jeremy Corbyn to promise repeal of Trade Union Act should Labour form government
FIRST MINISTER NICOLA STURGEON will warn of an“extreme” Tory threat to Scottish living standards in an address to the STUC conference in Aviemore today (24 April).
Sturgeon will accuse the Tories of taking an “extreme position” of wanting to “crush” any opposition at Westminister if they win the General Election on 8 June.
STUC backs campaign to end 'period poverty' for women
Latest development builds on MSPs’ calls for action
SCOTTISH TRADE UNIONISTS in Aviemore passed a motion on Tuesday backing the ‘Homeless Period’ campaign which aims to ensure tampons/sanitary towels are made available to homeless shelters by the Scottish Government.
STUC general secretary: EU must regain "social dimenson" to defend Scottish workers rights
The STUC voted to support the campaign to remain in the EU in the forthcoming UK referendum on membership
THE GENERAL SECRETARY of the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) has called for the EU to recapture its "social dimension" of worker's rights and environmental protection, after the Scottish trade union movement voted to support the campaign to remain in the EU.
STUC conference podcast with Nicola Sturgeon, Kezia Dugdale, Grahame Smith + more
CommonSpace reporter David Thomson covered this week's conference in Dundee
FOLLOWING the Scottish Trades Union Congress' three-day conference in Dundee this week, we've put together a podcast interviewing some of the key voices at the event talking about prominent issues in Scotland.
Nicola Sturgeon: SNP government will consider fund to help "modernise" trade unions
SNP leader pledges she will do "everything possible" to protect workers at the endangered Carron Phoenix plant in Falkirk
NICOLA STURGEON has said that if she is re-elected on 5 May, her government will consider the establishment of a fund to help "modernise" trade unions and enhance their role in society.
RMT president warns Sturgeon must not "disrespect" Scots over Calmac
Comments follow protest by trade unionists against potential ferry service sell-off during First Minister's speech to STUC conference
RMT PRESIDENT SEAN HOYLE has warned that SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon will be seen as "no better than the Tories" if she treats the Scottish people with "disrespect" by selling off the Inner and Outer Hebrides ferry service to a private company.