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Unite demand bonus payment for all

Unite Scotland has written to the First Minister demanding that the £500 payment for NHS workers be extended to all workers in NHS, local authorities, private health and social care settings.  Following the announcement by...

Taxi drivers will take to the streets today

Taxi driver mobile protest at Scottish Parliament over lack of support Unite Scotland taxi driver members are to hold a ‘mobile demonstration’ at The Scottish Parliament on Wednesday to coincide with a meeting of the Rural...

Unite launches ‘Who cares for our carers?’ campaign

Unite Scotland is launching a campaign on Wednesday which targets the low pay and poor working conditions of Scotland’s care sector workers.The union says that care workers are some of the lowest paid in...

Taxi drivers – the ‘forgotten’ business

The additional coronavirus restrictions on the license trade have landed another blow on the taxi trade.Unite the union, Edinburgh Cab Branch, have told us that they emailed the Licensing Board at the end of...

Jardine calls for assurance on jobs in South Queensferry

Christine Jardine, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson and MP for Edinburgh West, has expressed concern over Progress Rail Services’ announcement that jobs are ‘at risk’ in South Queensferry.We reported this story yesterday - the...

Taxis want you to Know What You’re Getting Into

Unite the union has launched a winter public safety campaign – Know What You’re Getting Into - in the country’s two largest cities to coincide with the beginning of the festive season.Hundreds of taxis in Glasgow...

Bus drivers vote for strike action

Lothian staff have voted 80 to 41 in favour of rejecting the offer from the Advisory Conciliaton and Arbitration Service (ACAS) and continuing with strike action this afternoon at the Longstone garage.This followed...


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