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STUC on Labour’s Work Manifesto

Following today’s publication of Labour’s Work Manifesto, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary, Grahame Smith, said: “The devastating individual and macro-economic impact of low...

April 1st, 2015

Stand up to Racism on March 21st

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is joining a range of anti-racist groups, civil society organisations and concerned citizens to march on Saturday 21st March in Glasgow against racism. The...

March 19th, 2015

STUC and Scottish churches concerned at reports of hunger strikes at Dungavel, call for urgent meeting with detainees

Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “The STUC and other Scottish civil society organisations we have contacted are very concerned at reports of large numbers...

March 18th, 2015

STUC Budget Reaction

Commenting on the Chancellor’s Budget Statement, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: “This Budget was clearly designed to meet the political challenge of the...

March 18th, 2015

STUC on Labour Market Statistics

Commenting on the latest official labour market statistics for Scotland, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: "In advance of today's Budget, this is a worrying...

March 18th, 2015

Joseph Rowntree Report reveals threat to core service delivery of increasing pressures on staff

Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said: “Today’s JRF reveals the terrible impact of austerity policies on the vital services provided by local authorities in...

March 11th, 2015

STUC on GERS report

Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary Grahame Smith said: “Today’s report is a sobering reminder of some of the risks of full fiscal autonomy for Scotland. The STUC has consistently...

March 11th, 2015

STUC publishes 2015 Budget Submission

In advance of the Chancellor’s Budget statement on 18 March, the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is publishing its submission to the Government which includes analysis of the current state of...

March 9th, 2015

General Election 2015: STUC releases manifesto for decent work

STUC General Secretary Grahame Smith said: “With two months to go before the General Election, it is clear that Scotland will be a major battle ground in determining the outcome. Scotland’s 620,000...

March 6th, 2015

STUC responds to Scottish Government Economic Strategy

Responding to the First Minister’s announcement of the Scottish Government’s new economic strategy, Grahame Smith, Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) General Secretary said: "The STUC...

March 3rd, 2015