News and Press Releases

Defend democracy

Join the demo in the Castlegate at 12 noon on 31st Aug to defend our democracy

The branch is calling on all our members and their families and friends to join the demonstration on Saturday 31st ... Read More
Council withdraws Special Leave Procedure and commits to further talks with the unions

Council withdraws Special Leave Procedure and commits to further talks with the unions

The branch is delighted to report that following a meeting with UNISON and the GMB on 23rd August, Aberdeenshire Council ... Read More
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Cornerstone UNISON Newsletter – please read and share

Click on the graphic to read a short newsletter which has been posted to all Cornerstone UNISON members this afternoon ... Read More
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Branch position statement on changes to procedures issued by Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire UNISON has submitted a position statement to the council in the wake of the implementation  on 12th August of ... Read More
Cornerstone update - next steps to trade union recognition

Cornerstone update – next steps to trade union recognition

You will be aware that the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) recently ruled that they believe it is ‘likely’ that UNISON ... Read More
UNISON application for statutory recognition accepted

UNISON application for statutory recognition accepted

In a major breakthrough in our union's battle to force recognition in Cornerstone, UNISON has been told that our application ... Read More
Calling all UNISON members in the community, voluntary and private care sector - please do our survey

Calling all UNISON members in the community, voluntary and private care sector – please do our survey

If you are a UNISON member in the community, voluntary and private care sector please  complete the branch's ‘Violence at ... Read More
Important update for Cornerstone members

Important update for Cornerstone members

Dear Member UNISON is receiving a lot of queries in relation to how the back pay in your June pay ... Read More