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UNISON D&G drop-in events and Family fun day

June 24th, 2014

You are invited to visit UNISON’s drop-in shop which will be open from Wed 25 to Sat 28 June at 135-139 High Street, Dumfries.

Come along to meet your local reps and UNISON’s partners and to see all of the benefits available with UNISON membership.


Branch Update – June 2014

June 17th, 2014

Since the last executive meeting we have dealt with over 1000 items of email correspondence and also around a dozen general telephone enquiries each day from members, we had no telephones for a period of almost 12 days due to a fault with the Council’s VOIP system; Issues included Redundancy consultations, Ongoing Employment Tribunal requests to Scottish Region, Fair Treatment at Work issues, Health & Safety concerns, Personal Injury claims, Discrimination cases and sickness absence meetings.


Proposed Food Scotland Bill

June 10th, 2014

Deregulation of meat hygiene inspections will result in tragic consequences. UNISON, the union who represent meat hygiene inspectors in abattoirs and meat plants, warned MSPs that any deregulation of meat hygiene inspections will result in unsafe meat entering the food chain,


Criminal Justice Review

Please find below a link to the latest consultation on the Scottish Government’s plans for a reform of Criminal Justice social work.