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July 23rd, 2015

Trade Unions across Scotland are supporting Mandela Day: Saturday 18th July 2015

To celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is supporting Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) Scotland to send children’s books to school libraries in...

July 16th, 2015

STUC on the Trade Union Bill

Following this morning’s publication of the Trade Union Bill, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said:- “This Bill is vindictive, unfair and unnecessary. It is an...

July 15th, 2015

STUC Condemns T in the Park Work Practices and Demands a Real Living Wage for Workers

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has called on T in the Park organisers to get to grips with poor employment practise in the operation of the festival bars, operated by Barcode Recruitment.

July 10th, 2015

STUC on 2015 Budget

Responding to today’s Conservative Government Budget statement Grahame Smith, General Secretary of the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), said: “Despite presiding over the slowest recovery on...

July 8th, 2015

STUC Statement on Conservative Living Wage and Employment

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) believes that proposals announced by George Osborne are being introduced to deliberately undermine the efforts of trade unions and organisations, such as the...

July 8th, 2015

STUC remains deeply concerned for welfare of detainees in light of HMIP Report

Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said: “Today’s Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) report vindicates the concerns that the STUC and civil society...

July 7th, 2015

STUC on cuts to ScotRail Sunday services

STUC on cuts to ScotRail Sunday services Speaking the day after ScotRail announced it would slash its Sunday services by a third from this week due to a lack of drivers, Grahame Smith, Scottish...

July 2nd, 2015

SYRIZA Scotland ‘No’ Rally

The STUC will be speaking at and supporting the Syriza Scotland ‘No’ rally outside the office of the European Commission in Edinburgh at 12 noon on Saturday the 4th of July.

July 2nd, 2015

STUC General Secretary’s speech to Scotland United Against Austerity Rally

Speech by Grahame Smith General Secretary of the STUC to the Scotland United Against Austerity Rally held in George Square on Saturday 20 June 2015

June 20th, 2015