Category: Scotland

Community backs new workplace injury council, calls for COVID-19 to be classified as “industrial disease”
Community - January 28th, 2021
Community have backed plans for a new advice and research Council in Scotland to modernise industrial injuries benefits, as well as calling for Covid-19 to [...]
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Response to the Chancellor’s announcement
Community - September 24th, 2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced a plan for our economy for the coming months. This new ‘Winter Economic Plan’ comes following the imposition of [...]
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Government must act to save jobs and industries
Community - September 23rd, 2020
Today, Community have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgent action to protect industries and save jobs. You can read our letter here: Dear [...]
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Regional training seminar launched in Scotland
Community - January 24th, 2020
"We have listened to our members..." The Community regional office in Glasgow has recently hosted the first regional seminar for members in Scotland. This regional [...]
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Scottish private prisons challenges highlighted in Parliament
Community - December 5th, 2019
Community’s regional secretary for Scotland and Northern Ireland, Steve Farrell, was recently invited to give evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny [...]
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Women get more active in Community
Community - December 2nd, 2019
"We want women to have a voice in their workplace and their union..." Women members of Community in Scotland recently came together for the first [...]
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Supported employment company wins awards
Community - November 22nd, 2019
"We've seen first-hand the difference it makes...” A supported employment company that works in partnership with Community has been recognised at the recent Construction News [...]
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Suicide intervention training for Community members
Community - November 21st, 2019
"This course has really increased my confidence... " The first suicide intervention training organised by Community recently took place at the union's Glasgow office, with [...]
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Supported workplaces tackle disability employment gap
Community - October 22nd, 2019
"We see the ability in people rather than the disability...” Community took the opportunity to take a closer look at how supported workplaces can use [...]
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Community’s new hub is here to keep the conversation going
Community - July 16th, 2019
"We are delighted with our new union hub..." Community reps at HMP Addiewell have recently revealed their new Community Hub. The new space has been [...]
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