Do you have PRIDE in your union? March with us at this year’s Grampian Pride, standing in solidarity with LGBT+ colleagues, friends, family and their straight allies. This year UNISON is a Friend of Pride and is encouraging all our members to take part. Grampian Pride aims to bring the local and wider community together.… Continue Reading March in UNISON at Grampian Pride on 26 May
Are you coming to our AGM on 14 March? You just need to pop along to the St. Nicholas Room in the Town House from 12-2pm or 5-7pm (you only need to come to one). At the this year’s AGM you will: Find out how we’ve been representing you this year; Elect new branch officers;… Continue Reading Are you coming to AGM on Wednesday?
UNISON Aberdeen City has agreed that we would defend members’ jobs and support those who wished to leave ACC voluntarily. There are certain principles which we abide by. The first one of these is that we will oppose redundancy whether straightforward Compulsory Redundancy or by implication / the back door. UNISON is questioning the statement that… Continue Reading Statement on cuts, redundancies and jobs at Aberdeen City Council
UNISON Scotland announced the winners of it’s annual Communication Awards this month. Aberdeen City Branch was awarded the Gold Award for Best Online Presence, recognising the changes we’ve made to the way we communicate with members online. Our refreshed social media channels on Facebook and Twitter (@abdncityUNISON) and the new look website have made it… Continue Reading Gold for UNISON Aberdeen City in Communications Awards!
UNISON is conducting a survey of members working in trading standards teams in order to support out work campaigning against the cuts. These surveys mean that people can hear directly from workers, in often overlooked teams, about the impact of austerity on the quality of services. If you work in trading standards and want to… Continue Reading Trading Standards Damage Series Survey
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
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
As transformation beds in at Aberdeen City Council, UNISON has a seat at the table. We are representing our members’ views at the Delivery and Control boards, scrutinising proposals and holding management to account. Each month we want to provide you with an update on what we’ve been doing to represent you. Holding management to account This… Continue Reading Transformation Update: Making your voice heard
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!