At a packed AGM today, UNISON Aberdeen City members called on Aberdeen City Council to commit to “no compulsory redundancies”. After the announcement that 370 jobs will be cut from the Council, many of our members have been concerned by statements that the Council “hopes” to manage staff reductions by voluntary means. UNISON is committed… Continue Reading UNISON calls for no compulsory redundancies at AGM
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
Transformation proposals have continued to come through the governance boards since the New Year and UNISON is making your views heard. Here is this month’s round-up of what’s happening. Keeping services in-house We’re beginning to win the argument for keeping services in-house, with options for fleet and facilities management being proposed on an “enhanced in-house”… Continue Reading Transformation Update: UNISON winning the case for in-house 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
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