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Yes to workers' rights. No to austerity
Manchester, Sunday 4 October 2015

As Conservative Party Conference meets in Manchester this year, thousands of trade union members and supporters will march through the city, taking a clear message to the Conservative Party about their Government's damaging programme of austerity and their attacks on the rights of working people and their unions.

Check back here for updates. See the links on the right for the UNISON UK rally pages with resources, leaflets, web graphics etc and the TUC rally pages for news and updates.

Councils and CoSLA pledge to defy bill

The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities.(CoSLA) announced on 28 September: “Scotland’s Councils have come out in force today to stand shoulder to shoulder with their trade union colleagues against the UK Government’s Trade Union Bill.”

Earlier Glasgow, Edinburgh and Renfrewshire councils voted not to co-operate with attacks on facility time or check-off (which enables union dues to be paid direct from wages). If your employer has made a similar statement let us know webmanager@unison-edinburgh.org.uk