UNISON PRESS RELEASE Council workers union begins industrial ballot preparation saying staff won’t be “used as a political football” 4 May 2021 Stephen Low Council workers union begins industrial ballot preparation saying staff won’t be “used as a political football” UNISON, the largest trade union in Scotland’s councils, representing 80,000 local government workers across Scotland,… Continue Reading Pay Ballot Update from Locel Government Committee
Bon Accord Care is undertaking a Cultural Review. As part of this, they have launched a survey to collect the views of members of staff. This will run until the 9th May 2021. The Culture Assessment Tool Survey (CAT) is still open to all Bon Accord Care staff and closes this Sunday, 9th May and… Continue Reading Bon Accord Care – Cultural Review
Over the next few days you will receive voting papers for the Unions NEC elections. It is important that you take time to vote and help shape the future of the union. Click here for more details. To access the Q and A on the elections click here.
Watch the Wreath Laying Ceremony with Jim Currie, Branch Chair, and representatives of the other unions and Council Administration. Click here.
UNISON Scotland will open a consultative ballot on the pay offer from COSLA in response to the Joint Unions Pay claim. UNISON is a member-led organization and it’s important that you take the opportunity to cast a vote in the consultative ballot. The ballot will contain 2 questions: Do you Accept or Reject the COSLA offer?… Continue Reading Pay Award 2021/22 – Consultative Ballot 12th to 28th April
The price of school uniforms can be eye-watering, and extra money worry is the last thing anyone needs right now. UNISON’s charity There for You is pleased to be able to offer grants to help members with the cost of buying school uniforms. Check if you’re eligible for a one-off payment of £50 per child,… Continue Reading School Uniform Grants 2020
We are always working hard for our members, often behind the scenes and mostly without shouting loudly about the success we have for our members. However we wanted to share an example of how membership and engagement with UNISON Aberdeen City Branch can benefit employees. A planned redesign of the Comms and Marketing function of… Continue Reading Working hard, for our members
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.