Fair Work Convention

Fair Work Convention Scotland, Effective Voice

Effective Voice

Effective voice is much more than just having a channel of communication available within organisations - though this is important.

Effective voice requires a safe environment where dialogue and challenge are dealt with constructively and where employee views are sought out, listened to and can make a difference.

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Fair Work Convention Scotland, Opportunity


It is a reasonable aspiration to want work that is fair - and for fair work to be available to everyone. Fair opportunity allows people to access and progress in work and employment and is a crucial dimension of fair work

Meeting legal obligations in terms of ensuring equal access to work and equal opportunities in work sets a minimum floor for fair work.

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Fair Work Convention Scotland, Security


Security of employment, work and income are important foundations of a successful life.

Predictability of working time is often a component of secure working arrangements.

While no one has complete security and stability of employment, income and work, security is an important aspect of fair work.

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Fair Work Convention Scotland, Fulfilment


For many people, work is a fulfilling part of their life. For others, work tasks, working conditions and the work environment make work unfulfilling.

Access to work that is as fulfilling as it is capable of being is an important aspiration of the Fair Work agenda. People have different views of what type of work is fulfilling for them.

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Fair Work Convention Scotland, Respect


Fair work is work in which people are respected and treated respectfully, whatever their role and status.

Respect involves recognising others as dignified human beings and recognising their standing and personal worth.

At its most basic, respect involves ensuring the health, safety and well-being of others.

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Fair Work Framework 2016

Annex C: Organisations Consulted

  • ACAS
  • AEGIS the Union
  • Age Scotland
  • Alzheimer Scotland
  • Apex
  • Babcock
  • BAE Systems
  • Bakers, Food & Allied Workers' Union
  • Blackwood
  • Bluebird Café
  • British Airways Maintenance Group
  • Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph & Theatre Union
  • Cairngorm Brewery
  • Capability Scotland
  • Citizens Advice Scotland
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Close the Gap
  • Coalition for Care and Support Providers (CCPS)
  • Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce
  • Communication Workers' Union
  • Community Jobs Scotland
  • Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  • Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)
  • Co-operative Development Scotland
  • CVS Inverclyde
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Enable Scotland
  • Engage for Success
  • Engender
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

  • Family Friendly Working
  • Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
  • GMB
  • Health and Safety Executive
  • Healthy Working Lives
  • Highland Home Carers
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise
  • Home Instead
  • Homeless Action
  • Human Rights Consortium Scotland
  • Innovating Works
  • Institute of Directors (IoD)
  • Investors in People Scotland
  • Kibble
  • Libraries and Galleries Scotland
  • Low Pay Commission
  • MakeSense
  • Michelin
  • Mindspace
  • NHS Health Scotland
  • NHS Scotland Partnership Working Forum
  • North Ayrshire Council
  • Occupational Segregation Working Group
  • PCS
  • Perth and Kinross Council
  • Prime Care Health
  • Prospect
  • Poverty Alliance
  • Quarriers
  • Randolphill
  • RMT
  • Salvation Army
  • Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE)
  • Scottish Business in the Community
  • Scottish Care

  • Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI)
  • Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • Scottish Funding Council
  • Scottish Government Independent Poverty Advisor
  • Scottish Investment Operations
  • Scottish Living Wage Accreditation
  • Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC)
  • Scottish Union Learning
  • Scottish Women's Aid
  • Scottish Women's Conference
  • Scottish Women's Convention
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • SKOPE (Skills Knowledge and Organisational Performance)
  • Social Enterprise Direct
  • Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE)
  • Society of Personnel and Development
  • Stepping Stones
  • TEFL Scotland Ltd
  • Third Sector Employability Forum
  • Union of Shop, Distributive & Allied Workers
  • Viewpoint
  • Virgin Money
  • VisitScotland
  • Women and Work Strategic Group
  • Working Families
  • Young Scot
  • YouthLink Scotland

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