A word from Kevin - January 2008

'Firstly a very belated happy new year and I hope that you all enjoyed the festive season.  2007 has been a difficult year, which follows the trend over recent years.  Our ongoing difficulties with Single Status continue to tax us although it is true to say that we are continuing to have positive negotiations on this issue and will do into 2008. 

Let us hope that in 2008 we are able to get a reasonable pay settlement and we are not in the same position as last year with extended negotiations and the ballot for industrial action.

It was good to see so many employees contribute to the staff survey and UNISON will work to see that the issues raised are addressed by the City Council.'