UNISON is the trade union representing staff in Aberdeenshire Council, various voluntary and community organisations, and other public sector employers.

Join us on Wednesday and ask the candidates for UNISON General Secretary your questions!

Join us on Wednesday and ask the candidates for UNISON General Secretary your questions!
The UNISON General Secretary elections opened on 28th October and close at 5pm on 27th November 2020. If you are ...
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/ Ballot, News

Save our services and #PlugTheGap – Join our campaign to protect council services

Save our services and #PlugTheGap - Join our campaign to protect council services
Council workers have been absolutely key during this pandemic asĀ  they have stepped up to go above and beyond to ...
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Say no to overwork – please complete short workload survey for social work members

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The branch has issued a survey to all social work members for whom we hold email addresses, to find out ...
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/ Campaigns, News, Social Work, Social Work, survey

World Menopause Day 18th October – UNISON ensuring women are supported in the workplace

World Menopause Day 18th October - UNISON ensuring women are supported in the workplace
This Sunday, 18 October, is World Menopause Day. This day is to raise awareness of the health issues women face ...
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/ Equalities, Equalities, News, Women, Women

Branch members’ Writefest success

Branch members' Writefest success
The branch is delighted to report on Writefest, an annual event organised by four qualified librarians, Carol Mitchell (Network Librarian ...
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Just Transition Report – Offshore oil and gas

Offshore report 2020
Oil-Gas-Workers-Report-Final Steve Gray, branch Green champion shares this new report sent by Ryan Morrison, Just Transition Campaigner from Friends of ...
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Branch celebrates Black History Month with two virtual events 30 and 31 October

Branch celebrates Black History Month with two virtual events 30 and 31 October
October is Black History Month - a celebration of the contributions Black People have made to the communities of this ...
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North East, Orkney and Shetland Equalities Newsletter – First issue

North East, Orkney and Shetland Equalities Newsletter - First issue
Here is the first issue of the North East of Scotland, Orkney and Shetland equalities newsletter, NEqualities, edited by branch ...
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Education staff members’ briefing – Branch calls on council to value school support staff

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The branch has called on all school staff members to let us know if their school expects them to work ...
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Branch to join Challenge Poverty Week and calls for a Covid recovery to end poverty

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#ChallengePoverty Challenge Poverty Week, from 5-11 October, aims to highlight the growing problem of poverty in Scotland and showcase the ...
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/ Campaigns, Equalities, Equalities, News, Poverty

Join the branch to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons and get your pensions questions answered

Join the branch to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons and get your pensions questions answered
Thursday 1st October is the International Day of Older Persons. To celebrate this, branch equalities officer, Kathleen Kennedy is hosting ...
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/ Equalities, Equalities, News, Retired members

Please sign the letter and tell the UK Government there is “no going back to normal”

Please sign the letter and tell the UK Government there is "no going back to normal"
The branch is urging all our members to sign the letter to the Prime Minister and the Chancellor to urge ...
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/ Campaigns, Covid-19, Lobby, News, pay, Worth It