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STUC on Gaza crisis

The STUC is outraged at the current crisis in Gaza deplores the current horrific loss of life taking place in Gaza; sends its sympathy and solidarity to all the victims, families and communities...

July 30th, 2014

Fly the rainbow flag in solidarity with LGBT people across the Commonwealth

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has organised a campaign encouraging Trade Unions, the Scottish Government and Councils across Scotland to fly the rainbow flag in solidarity with LGBT...

July 22nd, 2014

Trade Unions across Scotland are supporting Mandela Day: Friday 18th July 2014

To celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) and Action for Southern Africa Scotland (ACTSA) are asking people to donate children’s books to be sent to...

July 16th, 2014

STUC on labour market and growth statistics

Responding to the latest set of official labour market and GDP data for Scotland, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “Today’s figures should force the...

July 16th, 2014

STUC supports UK-wide industrial action for decency, dignity and a stronger economy

STUC General Secretary Grahame Smith said: “Early indications suggest a very solid turnout in Scotland by members of the Public and Civil Service Union and very strong support south of the border in...

July 10th, 2014

STUC statement on recent violence in Palestine.

Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said: "There can be no justification for the kidnap and murder of the three Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frankel including the fact...

July 2nd, 2014

STUC on UK Government Zero-hours contracts announcement

Commenting on the Government announcement on zero-hours contracts preventing employers from stipulating that their zero-hours staffs are only allowed to work for them, Scottish Trades Union Congress...

June 25th, 2014

Trade Union members gather in Inverness to debate referendum

Tomorrow (Saturday 14 June) trade union members from across the area will meet in Inverness for the STUC’s annual Highlands and Islands Conference. Representatives of the Yes and Better Together...

June 13th, 2014

STUC responds to the First Minister’s launch of Reindustrialising Scotland

Responding to the First Minister’s launch of the Scottish Government’s Reindustrialising Scotland report, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said:

June 13th, 2014

STUC on labour market statistics

Speaking on publication of the latest official labour market statistics for Scotland, Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary said: “Today’s figures, which show that the steady improvement in the...

June 11th, 2014