Combating Austerity 

Signposting the ways Scotland could limit the damage 


The Conservative Government’s austerity programme will result in around a further £2 billion of cuts to Scotland’s public services. There is a broad consensus across Scotland that austerity is damaging to public services and the economy. UNISON Scotland is part of the campaign against austerity.

Interested in Learning? 

There are many learning and training opportunities already available to UNISON members including our award-winning Return to Learn programme as well as discounts on Open University courses and locally organised training tailored to your needs.  


Most of the courses are on the mainland but

some courses are held in the Western Isles:

for example in recent years we have held: 


Organising Steward training courses 


Level I British Sign Language BSL 


Improving Team Performance (SCQF 6)

Membership Services 

Most people join and stay in UNISON to get the best representation and support at work when they need it. But UNISON members also receive superb membership benefits - you could save the cost of your subscription many times over. 

For a comprehensive list of the superb offers available please visit the national UNISON website:

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