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

UNISON Matters August 2020

UNISON Matters August 2020
Our August 2020 magazine: Claim Covid Cash Covid-19 Making Black Lives Matter Ethical finance and a Green recovery School staff ...
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Aberdeenshire UNISON statement in the wake of the tragic train derailment

Aberdeenshire UNISON statement in the wake of the tragic train derailment
Aberdeenshire UNISON sends our deepest condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of those who lost their lives in the ...
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Kathleen writes in the UNISON UK Blog: When you’re the wrong sort of ‘vulnerable’

Kathleen writes in the UNISON UK Blog: When you’re the wrong sort of ‘vulnerable’
Kathleen Kennedy, branch equalities officer and depute co-chair of UNISON’s national disabled members’ committee, has written in a blog on ...
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UNISON Equality Survey 2020 – tell us about your experiences during the coronavirus pandemic

UNISON Equality Survey 2020 – tell us about your experiences during the coronavirus pandemic
Equality is one of UNISON’s core values and since 2016 we have run an annual survey asking members about their ...
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Claim Covid Cash Now #claimcovidcash

Claim Covid Cash Now #claimcovidcash
If you work in social care or home care and are self isolating or shielding and are not receiving sick pay ...
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Branch calls on council to recompense staff for Covid-19 costs

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The branch has joined council branches across Scotland in writing formally to the Chief Exec to request that staff who ...
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Branch launches stewards’ guide on supporting disabled members

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Branch equalities officer, Kathleen Kennedy has drawn up a stewards' guide to supporting disabled members in Aberdeenshire Council. The guide, ...
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School support members update – big sign up of school based safety reps

Ann Gray
Inez Kirk, branch secretary and Ann Gray, acting assistant secretary and education lead sent out a new update to our ...
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Black Workers and Covid – Call for action to tackle structural inequality and risk

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UNISON is calling for urgent action from both the Scottish and UK governments to recognise the increased risk of infection ...
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Pride memories from the North East

Susan Kennedy at Grampian Pride
We should have been on the streets celebrating Glasgow PRIDE on 27 June. Our Grampian PRIDE event on 16th May ...
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