Campaign Supporters

 

STUC is Scotland's Trade Union centre.  Their purpose is to co-ordinate, develop and articulate the views and policies of the trade union movement in Scotland and, through the creation of real social partnership, to promote: trade unionism; equality and social justice; the creation and maintenance of high quality jobs; and the public sector delivery of services.

 

The Poverty Alliance are a membership organisation with a range of varied experience in addressing issues related to poverty and social exclusion. Their membership is made up of a wide range of organisations including grassroots community groups, individuals facing poverty, voluntary organisations, statutory organisations, policy makers and academics. They are the lead organisation in co-ordinating the Scottish Living Wage Campaign.

 

UNISON are Britains biggest public sector trade union. Unison Scotland represents 150,000 members working in the public services, for private contractors providing public services and in the essential utilities. As the largest union in the Trades Union Congress (TUC) they play an important role in promoting equality and social justice.

 

Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland seeks to raise awareness of child poverty through the media and publications. They promote solutions to child poverty through policy and campaigning activity.

 

 

Church of Scotland - the church and society council believe that it is their moral responsibility to take a lead by paying all their employees a Living Wage, not the minimum wage.  Church Action on Poverty supports the need for a commitment from the Church’s 2010 General Assembly to help parishes achieve this. 

 

The Conforti Institute is an initiative of the Xaverian Missionaries dedicated to promoting cooperation and reconciliation among all peoples, regardless of race, gender, culture or creed, particularly the poor, disadvantaged and powerless of the world.

 

PCS Scotland provide bargaining support mostly to areas that fall within the remit of Scottish Ministers.  The union has a high learning, organising and campaigning profile in Scotland and are affiliated to the Scottish Trades Union Congress.  They play an active role in labour movement campaigns throughout Scotland

 

Unite is a democratic and campaigning union which fights back for employees in the workplace, is taking trade unionism out to the millions of unorganised workers, is a union that stands up for equality for all and advances its members interests politically.

 

NUS Scotland is a confederation of students unions and they campaign for issues that make a real difference to student's lives, both inside and outside campus.