|Posted by [email protected] on November 8, 2017 at 4:15 AM||comments (1)|
A new UNISON film, featuring former Dynasty actor Stephanie Beacham, takes a tongue-in-cheek look at why the government should give teaching assistants, paramedics, refuse collectors and other public service workers a pay rise.
The two-minute satirical Pat on the Back film highlights the government’s hypocritical attitude to public servants – commending their dedication and hard work, yet refusing to lift the public sector pay cap, says UNISON.
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|Posted by [email protected] on September 5, 2017 at 4:05 AM||comments (0)|
UNISON has been engaging with NHS Glasgow and Clyde interpreters in recent weeks to discuss their concerns about working for the Health Board.
A few weeks ago we held an open meeting which was attended by more than 20 interpreters following the publication of our survey. We have also met with the employers informally to discuss the concerns raised by interpreters.
Today (Mon 4 Sept), we were notified by the employers that a meeting was to take place on Tu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on June 13, 2017 at 5:05 AM||comments (1)|
Almost 300 Nurse Assistants, HCSW and other Band 2 nurses have responded to the UNISON campaign to maximise their pay which was launched on International Nurses Day.
The campaign seeks to encourage UNISON members to evaluate the key roles and tasks in the job to help them determine whether they do ‘personal care’ or ‘clinical care’. Members involved in clinical roles MAY have a legitimate claim for a Band 3.
Cathy Miller said,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on June 13, 2017 at 5:05 AM||comments (0)|
Following on from a formal offer from the Scottish Government to submit ‘joint evidence’ to the NHS Pay Review Body, UNISON has written to the PRB and challenged their independence.
Writing in letter dated 24 May to Phillipa Herd, Chair of the PRB UNISON said, “The trade unions’ long-standing support for the Pay Review Body process is being challenged by members, who perceive that the PRB is providing cover for a politically-imposed ‘pay ca...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on March 14, 2017 at 6:35 AM||comments (0)|
Your Branch joined Unison Glasgow Branch activists and other unions protesting against public service cuts and supporting the trade unions alternative budget plan.
Those gathered demanded more money for NHS and council services. There is a campaign to win more money for our city and taxing the rich to pay for public services.
Cathy Miller, Branch Secretary, addressing the crowd said,” NHS Glasgow and Clyde had to find £60 million ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on February 23, 2017 at 9:30 AM||comments (0)|
UNISON NHS GGC & CVS members, come join us on the rally and defend the cuts in NHS and Council services. We need to stand stronger together to make our voices heard. We will be meeting at the peoples palace 10:45 for an 11am March to George Square. Come along and walk with the Branch Banner. Support our essential services. We are Not Overspent, We are Underfunded! You say Transformation - We say Cuts!
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|Posted by [email protected] on December 16, 2016 at 5:25 AM||comments (0)|
The Branch played host to a training session for this years NHS modern apprentices. Regional Organiser Matt McLaughlin and Area Organiser Susan Burns, discussed policies, equality and trade union issues during a full and informative day.
Cathy Miller, Branch Secretary said, "UNISON NHS GGC & CVS Branch is proud to support this excellent initiative and look forward to working with and supporting our new modern apprentice members in the future."
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|Posted by [email protected] on December 16, 2016 at 5:20 AM||comments (0)|
UNISON Scotland today released a briefing on the Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2017-18.
It covers how the Scottish Government intends to raise revenue, including its use of the new devolved powers over taxation.
It then sets out the spending plans and how they are likely to impact on the services UNISON members deliver. You can read the briefing below.
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|Posted by [email protected] on November 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM||comments (0)|
UNISON NHSGGC & CVS Branch today attended a ceremony to recognise the high standard of work of this years recruits in the Boards modern apprenticeship programme.
All receive mentor support and are given role-specific training packages which ultimately lead to SQA qualifications.
Frances Carmichael, assistant branch secretary of UNISON NHS Glasgow Clyde and CVS Branch,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on October 5, 2016 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
At a recent protest outside the NHS Annual review in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, your branch demanded that Health Minister Shona Robinson, listen to concerns over massive cuts to services, and the impact they will have on patient care.
Staff are already stressed due to understaffing and consistent cuts over the last few years, and further cuts will have a detrimental effect on staff, services and patients.
Branch Secretary Cathy Miller Probed ...Read Full Post »