Branch News

Mar 8 2010 - 16:32
Venue:  Wymer Room
Mar 8 2010 - 08:54
Venue:  Wymer Room
Mar 8 2010 - 08:53
Venue:  Sword Room
Jan 27 2010 - 13:29
Last Thursday (21 Jan 2010) saw the council's annual 'Fit City' event take place, aimed at helping employees to become more active and make healthier lifestyle choices.
Jan 22 2010 - 13:15
Local government employers have finally given their response to the 2010 pay claim from unions, saying there will be no pay offer but a pay freeze for all employees. In an effort to get an early settlement the three trade unions involved in the National Joint Council put forward the 2010 pay claim in early November.  This claim was for a one year deal of 2.5% or £500 whichever was the greater.
Dec 14 2009 - 16:53
Unison head office is consulting with branches on the options for improvements to the terms and conditions that are agreed nationally – those in the ‘Green Book’. We would like to hear your views on these proposals – e-mail
Dec 14 2009 - 16:50
The first phase of the public and staff consultation is almost complete. This has been a very busy period for the branch, and we have provided support to many members during this worrying time and received some responses from members on specific proposals that were taken forward in our consultation meetings with management.
Nov 15 2009 - 19:15
Members affected by the draft savings proposals have been briefed by management. The Unison Branch Committee has also been briefed on the principals of the proposals, and stewards in affected areas have been given a more in depth briefing on individual proposals.
Oct 22 2009 - 18:20
It's that time of year again when we need to place the branch order for diaries. Any member that would like a FREE 2010 Unison slimline diary just needs to e-mail by Friday 6 November, and we will ensure one is ordered for you.
Oct 16 2009 - 15:12
Following the recent communications from the council about projects and proposals that will impact on staff, and the upcoming staff consultation programme, the branch committee would like to make the following statement: “We understand the reasons why the council needs to make savings; however, we want to make sure that everything possible is done to avoid job losses and especially any redundancies.
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