Tag Archives: terms and conditions

Unions serve notice of strike action on East Dunbartonshire Council

Unions have served formal notice on East Dunbartonshire Council and its offshoot East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Trust of four days of strike action over proposed cuts to workers’ terms and conditions. UNISON members will take strike action on 21, 22, 25 and 26 June. UNISON has also served notice that from 2 July, its members […]

Briefing 077 Bargaining – Term Time Working – May 2016

  Term time working is a form of flexible working with particular relevance to parents or other UNISON members with childcare responsibilities . It is becoming a more popular request, particularly as families seek to cope with stagnating incomes and rising childcare costs. Term time working should play a part in our bargaining agenda as […]

UNISON West Lothian Additional Support Need Nursery Nurse Update

UNISON West Lothian is in dispute with West Lothian Council over plans to change the service delivery of school support for young people with additional needs. UNISON members who have provided educational support for over 20 years are being told that their services are no longer required and face a drop in pay from plans to relocate […]

Trade unions and Falkirk Council fail to agree on new terms and conditions package

Talks between Falkirk Council and Joint Trade Unions broke down today (9 February) after trade unions could not accept the new package of terms and conditions being proposed by Falkirk Council. Talks broke down after the Joint Trade Union informed Falkirk Council that following a ballot they felt they could not agree the package put […]

Working Together; Progressive Workplace Policies In Scotland response

We would certainly share in the aims for a labour market which is highly conducive to; “creating sustainable high quality jobs, increasing social value and delivering exemplary public services for its citizens.” We would emphasise the interdependency of three aspects – exemplary public services will deliver social value but are dependent on the creation of […]