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Almost 70,000 jobs in Edinburgh protected by the UK Government

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Union is working.

The UK Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has saved 736,500 jobs across Scotland, including 69,400 in Edinburgh. This whopping figure accounts for 28% of all employees in Scotland's capital.

A pay rise for public sector workers

We’ve announced that almost 900,000 public sector workers, including doctors, teachers and police officers, will see above-inflation pay rises.