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STUC comment as report confirms falling real wages

Commenting following publication of the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2014 by the Office for National Statistics, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary, said:...

November 19th, 2014

STUC welcome’s Glasgow City Council decision on Scottish Defence League

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) today welcomed Glasgow City Council’s statement that the Scottish Defence League (SDL) will not receive permission to march on the 29th November. The STUC in...

November 5th, 2014

STUC publishes Smith Commission proposals

Dave Moxham, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Deputy General Secretary said: “Our submission to the Smith Commission challenges all sides to make compromises and put aside any thoughts of...

October 31st, 2014


MONDAY/TUESDAY 3-4 NOVEMBER 2014 CONCERT HALL, PERTH The 2014 Annual Scottish TUC Women’s Conference will be held on Monday/Tuesday 3-4 November 2014, in the Concert Hall, Perth. With more delegates...

October 30th, 2014


Following the release of the annual report on workplace injury and ill-health by the Health and Safety Executive the STUC has called for the Government to reverse it attacks on the HSE and provide...

October 29th, 2014

STUC on Fair Work Convention

Speaking at the STUC’s Decent Work, Dignified Lives conference after the First Minister had announced the establishment of a Fair Work Convention, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said: “The...

October 15th, 2014

Decent Work Dignified Lives – STUC announces speaker line-up for major conference

**Hilton Hotel Glasgow Wednesday 15th October 2014** What are the key policy interventions we need to tackle inequality through a fairer labour market and better welfare? And what powers should be...

October 10th, 2014

STUC on Scottish Government Budget

Responding to the Scottish Government Budget today Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary, Grahame Smith, said “Today’s budget provides little relief for hard pressed public service...

October 9th, 2014

STUC Black Workers’ Conference – Our Future in Scotland

18th STUC Black Workers’ Conference Saturday 4 / Sunday 5 October 2014 Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld

October 3rd, 2014

STUC on further powers for the Scottish Parliament

Commenting on the ongoing dispute between the three unionist parties on further powers for the Scottish Parliament, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said: “The...

September 22nd, 2014