News and Press Releases

Kathleen Kennedy

Branch statement on council’s Equalities Outcomes 2017-21

Below is the statement which the branch has sent to all Aberdeenshire councillors as well as to the HR Equalities ... Read More
Inez Teece

Sleeping in and the minimum wage

Recent legal judgements mean that an employer who requires workers to do a sleep in at their workplace must include ... Read More
Pay 2017

Local Government pay deal agreed

CoSLA has agreed the 2017/18 pay award The pay deal is.. • Employees earning less than £35,000 a £350* increase ... Read More
UNISON victory

UNISON legal victory sees employment tribunal fees scrapped

The branch is delighted to report that employment tribunal fees will be scrapped after UNISON won a landmark court victory ... Read More
Young Members BBQ

Under 27? Come along to UNISON’s young members’ BBQ and Information Event on 22nd July

Local UNISON branches have organised a young members' BBQ and information event for Saturday 22nd July from 10am at the ... Read More
Inez Teece

UNISON – protecting members’ interests as council continues to look at alternative delivery model for sport and leisure

The branch has written out to all affected members with an update on the proposals for an Alternative Delivery Model ... Read More
Conference 2017

Sadness but also optimism at this year’s UNISON National Delegate Conference

The cloud of the tragic events in London and Manchester hung heavy over this year's Conference. The aftermath of the ... Read More
Lighthouse Financial Advice

Financial surgeries free to UNISON members July and Sept 2017

UNISON Living along with Lighthouse Financial Advice is holding free surgeries for UNISON members seeking financial advice in Gordon House ... Read More