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Thursday, 30 January 2014


30 January 2014: Following a meeting with UNISON Stewards today, the Regional Officer and Branch Secretary met with Philip Barr, Head of Organisational Development (City of Edinburgh Council) for urgent discussions regarding the fact that non contracted members would not participate in the Winter Rota after 31st January 2014.
"In the meantime I must caution you not to withdraw from the Winter Rota on the 31st of January and put yourself in a position of risk." Andrew Barnett, Douglas Black. 

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Edinburgh council budget staff side response

The Trade Union Side recognises that the City of Edinburgh Council like all other local authorities have seen a substantial reduction in their Grant Allocation from the Scottish Government and continue to operate within the financial constraints resulting from the Council Tax Freeze.

Sunday, 12 January 2014

Branch AGM deadlines

Nominations for branch officers must be in by noon on Wednesday 15 January and motions or rule changes must be in by noon on Friday 17 January. The AGM is on Thursday 27 February, 6pm at the Augustine Church, George IV Bridge Edinburgh. Click here for a poster for your workplace.