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
When it comes to the Coronavirus, make sure you know your rights around sick leave and self isolating. Read the UNISON guidance below: Coronavirus: your rights at work
At the AGM of Aberdeen Branch yesterday (11 March 2020), members at both lunchtime and evening sessions cast their votes in the contested election for the position of Branch Secretary. The votes have now been counted and Les Tarr has duly been elected as Branch Secretary for the forthcoming year. Incumbent Kenny Luke was the… Continue Reading New Branch Secretary
The AGM agenda pack for the Aberdeen City UNISON branch AGM on Wednesday 11th March 2020 is now available.
During November 2019, the branch ran an survey to gather information on the levels of stress members were encountering as a result of the implementation of the new Target Operating Model [TOM]. Stewards and Branch Officers were becoming increasingly aware of the high-levels of stress and anxiety being present in members, who’s work load had… Continue Reading Stress in the Workplace Survey
Following on from last week’s Housing Redesign Staff Engagement Sessions, UNISON would like to meet with all affected members to gauge reaction to the proposed changes. You are therefore invited to attend an all members meeting as follows: Date: Thursday 6th February Venue: The Northern Lights Suite, Beach Ballroom Time: 12.30pm – 2pm. Teas and… Continue Reading Housing Staff – Meeting on Proposed Redesign