The latest OUT newsletter is out now – have a read below and see how UNISON have been supporting our LGBT+ members.
On Saturday 26 May we’ll be marching alongside our LGBT+ members at Grampian Pride. It’s important to show solidarity for equality and celebrate diversity – show Pride in your union by coming along to march #OutinUNISON! Grampian Pride are offering more discounts/offers are across the city with your wristband/ticket including: Available now Hotel discounts –… Continue Reading #OutinUNISON – Grampian Pride announces new discounts
The Fairer Scotland Duty came into force in April this year. The Scottish government has published interim guidance for public bodies to support them in meeting their obligations under the Act. The aim of the duty is to “put tackling inequality genuinely at the heart of key decision making.” This means that the Act and… Continue Reading Fairer Scotland Duty comes into force
Do you have PRIDE in your union? March with us at this year’s Grampian Pride, standing in solidarity with LGBT+ colleagues, friends, family and their straight allies. This year UNISON is a Friend of Pride and is encouraging all our members to take part. Grampian Pride aims to bring the local and wider community together.… Continue Reading March in UNISON at Grampian Pride on 26 May
Around ten thousand low paid women at Glasgow city council received a large helping of festive cheer from Scotland’s top judges today. The council was today refused permission by the Court of Session to appeal against the women’s equal pay victory earlier this year. After ten years of litigation, the claimants supported by UNISON and Action… Continue Reading Festive cheer for Glasgow’s low paid women
Last year nearly 5000 UNISON members took part in our equality survey – one of the biggest responses to any survey ever run by UNISON. We used the results to brief our service groups and self-organised groups on key equality issues for their bargaining and organising agendas.The survey is not just for activists, so please… Continue Reading Take the UNISON equality survey and win a holiday!