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Fair Work Convention join with CIPD Scotland in Strategic Partnership

Scotland’s Fair Work Convention and CIPD Scotland have joined together to form a strategic partnership, working to ensure fair work drives success, wellbeing and prosperity for individuals, businesses, organisations and society across Scotland. The CIPD is the professional body for experts in people at work. It champions better work and working lives by setting professional … Read more

Fair Work Convention joins the Global Deal

The Fair Work Convention has become a partner with The Global Deal. The Global Deal was launched by the Government of Sweden, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The Global Deal works to strengthen social dialogue, which means unions, employers and governments coming together to create better … Read more

Fair Work is integral to Scotland’s Anti-Poverty Strategy

Last week saw the launch of the book “Poverty in Scotland  2021- towards a 2030 without poverty?”  This book is a unique collaboration. It brings together academics, anti-poverty campaigners, public officials, trade unionists and practitioners to provide a state of the nation assessment of the scale, nature and impact of poverty. It assesses the progress … Read more

Fair Work Covid-19 Survey reveals a mixed picture on fairness at work, access to sick-pay and support for carers during the pandemic

Scotland’s Fair Work Convention has published findings from their Fair Work in Scotland: Workers’ Experiences through COVID-19 Survey.  The survey has revealed a mixed picture on fairness at work, access to sick-pay and support for carers during the pandemic. In July 2020, a joint statement by the Scottish Government, COSLA, the Institute of Directors, the … Read more

A Fair Work Recovery – Presentations

Last week’s sold out event, ‘A Fair Work Recovery’ was a great success and we once again thank everyone who took part and attended. You can now view our two guest speakers presentations: Gavin Kelly – Prospects for a fair work recovery? Veronica Nilsson – Overview of the Global Deal and the importance of Social Dialogue … Read more

A Fair Work Recovery – Speakers Bio

A Fair Work Recovery Tuesday 16 March, 2021, On-line event Speakers bio The Fair Work Convention Co Chairs, Professor Patricia Findlay and Grahame Smith will host the event followed by guest speakers: Gavin Kelly, Chair, Resolution Foundation Gavin is Chair of the Resolution Foundation. He was Chief Executive of Resolution Foundation (2010-15) and before this worked … Read more

The Fair Work Convention publish its ‘Fair Work Manifesto for Scotland’

Urgent action is needed or Scotland will miss its target of becoming a leading Fair Work Nation by 2025 The Fair Work Convention has today published its ‘Fair Work Manifesto for Scotland’ urging all political parties to commit to delivering the national ambition of becoming Fair Work Nation by 2025. Its calling for all parties … Read more

Fair Work Convention On-line Event – A Fair Work Recovery

A Fair Work Recovery The Fair Work Convention are to host an On-line event – A Fair Work Recovery on Tuesday 16 March. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on our economy and our wellbeing. Continuing to build fair work must be a priority to create the type of Scotland we want and … Read more