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Friday, 25 May 2012

March against fascism 12 noon Grassmarket Sat 26 May

A mesage from UAF. The Scottish Defence League (SDL) won their court case, so for the first time these racists will be allowed to march in Scotland. Joint the Unite Against Fascism march starting 12.00 in the Grassmarket Edinburgh on Saturday 26 May.

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Deal agreed on Sickness Absence

Following consultation, the Branch Committee has agreed to a new Sickness Absence policy in the City of Edinburgh Council after improvements gained through negotiations. Click here for a detailed briefing from negotiators (pdf) and here for a brief summary of the improvements.

Sunday, 6 May 2012

May Day celebrates City Not For Sale

UNISON urges new council to work together against cuts. For full report on the 2012 May Day Rally see

Speaking at the rally, branch president John Stevenson said, "There is an alternative and we need to keep telling them that. We need to keep telling our members that and we need to keep organising around that. (see full speech here)