UNISON Aberdeen City sets out principles to protect jobs and local services

UNISON is responding to the changes proposed at Aberdeen City Council as part of its Target Operating Model. As the Council progresses its transformation programme, UNISON is setting out its own principles for change and a commitment to its members. The scale of cuts the Council is proposing is like nothing we’ve seen before. With… Continue Reading UNISON Aberdeen City sets out principles to protect jobs and local services

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UNISON challenges Interim Functional Structure

UNISON recently responded to the Stage 2 Target Operating Model consultation on behalf of the Aberdeen City Branch. We’ve sought to represent the views of our members and highlight specific areas of concern for some services. The consultation refers specifically to the “Interim Functional Structure” and the process of changing Head of Service/Chief Officer posts… Continue Reading UNISON challenges Interim Functional Structure

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UNISON holds celebration day for Stars in Our Schools!

Teachers and pupils to hold national celebration day to recognise the ‘stars in our schools’  School support staff across the Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire will be recognised tomorrow (Friday 24 November) as part of a UK-wide celebration of the invaluable contribution they make to the education of pupils. UNISON has organised the ‘Stars in Our Schools’ event to promote the… Continue Reading UNISON holds celebration day for Stars in Our Schools!

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Get tickets for the Take One Action film festival at the Belmont Filmhouse.

Free tickets for Take One Action cinema project at Belmont Filmhouse

Take One Action – Scotland’s global change cinema project – returns to Aberdeen to premiere the most acclaimed international documentaries focusing on social and environmental justice. Our specially curated programme of documentaries brings you the best international cinema on the most urgent issues of our time. Whether celebrating a Kenyan farmer’s extraordinary determination as he… Continue Reading Free tickets for Take One Action cinema project at Belmont Filmhouse

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UNISON gets seat at the table for transformation boards

Over the coming months the Council will be holding the first of it’s transformation boards. This will be the mechanism by which transformation activities and work-plans are assessed and approved internally. At the end of the process a new Strategic Transformation Committee (made up of Councillors) will have the final say. It’s important that UNISON… Continue Reading UNISON gets seat at the table for transformation boards

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You deserve fair pay

Pay deal 2017 announced

The pay deal is.. • Employees earning less than £35,000 a £350* increase (*pro rata based on 37 hours) • Employees earning more than £35,000 a 1 per cent increase. • Scottish Local Government Living Wage is the minimum pay for all pay and allowances including additional hours, contractual overtime and other allowances. It will… Continue Reading Pay deal 2017 announced

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