UNISON have been working away getting courses available to deliver online. The first one we can offer up is a tutored online Menopause Course which has been tweaked to accommodate online delivery, which will be by Ruth Devlin from Let’s Talk Menopause.. The workshop is 2 hours in duration and will have a… Continue Reading Free Online Menopause Awareness Workshops
Hello members, Aberdeen City Council has released papers for their Urgent Business Committee which includes details of the financial impacts of COVID-19 on the council’s budget for the current year 2020/21. The picture is not a good one, it speaks of unexpected expenditure and loss of income as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. A… Continue Reading Branch Secretary – Update
UNISON IS THERE FOR YOU. If you are experiencing financial or emotional difficulties, the ‘There For You’ (Unison Welfare) services is there for you.It provides confidential advice and support services to members and their dependents. This is one of the many benefits of Unison membership and a valuable service at this difficult time. Phone number… Continue Reading UNISON IS THERE FOR YOU.
Please see below guidance for social care staff.
COSLA have produced a FAQs document for Local Government workers to help understand the national COVID-19 advice. Please find them at the link below: https://www.cosla.gov.uk/news/2020/03/covid-19-employee-faqs
We have been contacted by many members with concerns about being stopped by police whilst going to/from work. We remind members they should only be going to work only when this absolutely cannot be done from home. If/when engaged by a police officer, please simply explain that you work for Aberdeen City Council, that your… Continue Reading Police Stops
ACC have produced the attached decision tree to help you should you have any doubts whether you should remain attending your place of work. If you have any doubts please get in touch with the Branch who can help advise.
Angela Scott, Chief Executive of ACC, today emailed out to all staff. It identified areas where work is critical to the rescue and recovery efforts as the anticipated surge of cases hits the city. It also seeks employees to complete a questionnaire, to provide details of skills, qualifications and experience which may be helpful to… Continue Reading Workforce Questionnaire – Workforce Planning
Branch Secretary’s Message As you will be aware from the Prime Minister’s and First Minister’s news conferences, the country is effectively in a lock down situation. UNISON is fully supportive of the measures that have been taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 and would encourage members to comply with all the instructions that have… Continue Reading Branch Secretary’s Message