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

Education staff members’ briefing – Branch calls on council to value school support staff

Inez Kirk
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

Challenge poverty
#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

Check out our new Education Issues page

Check out our new Education Issues page
UNISON is the largest union in Scotland’s education service and represents a range of staff working in all sectors of ...
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Branch wins temporary halt to commute deduction on mileage claims

Branch wins temporary halt to commute deduction on mileage claims
Following representations from the branch, the council has agreed to a temporary cessation of the excess commute deduction for these ...
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/ Covid-19, News, TU rights, TU rights

Branch nominates Christina McAnea for General Secretary

Branch nominates Christina McAnea for General Secretary
Aberdeenshire UNISON has nominated Christina McAnea in the election for the next General Secretary of UNISON. The branch committee voted ...
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/ Election, News

Check out our new Green UNISON page

Green Workplace
Check out our new Green UNISON page which aims to keep you updated on our union's work to tackle climate ...
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/ Campaigns, green, Green UNISON, Green UNISON

Covid testing for Aberdeenshire school staff whether or not you have symptoms

Covid testing for Aberdeenshire school staff whether or not you have symptoms
Testing is now available to members of school staff who are not symptomatic but who are concerned that they have ...
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Join the Take One Action Film festival from the comfort of your own home

Join the Take One Action Film festival from the comfort of your own home
The Take One Action Film Festival 2020 takes place online from 16-27 September and can be accessed by anyone across ...
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/ Events, News, Political film