Monthly Archives: September 2020

Chair’s Blog – September 2020

Published on September 28, 2020 at 11:55 am

I hope you are all safe and well.

It goes without saying that we continue to face really testing times. At Christmas none of us, even in our wildest dreams, expected the world to change so much.  Sadly, it looks like our entire way of life will continue to be massively affected.

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UNISON local government staff accept new pay deal

Published on September 4, 2020 at 11:01 am

UNISON local government staff accept new pay deal

Work will now begin on fair award for next year.

UNISON council workers have today (21st August) agreed to accept a 2.75% pay offer for this year.

Staff in the local government sector voted two to one (66%) in favour of the 2020/21 pay award, which will apply to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Working from Home Survey

Published on September 4, 2020 at 10:58 am

Working from home survey

The University of Strathclyde’s Department of Work , Employment and Organisation has asked us to work with them on a study they are carrying out on Working from Home (WFH) for all office workers.

It is the first large scale and study and should give us evidence in dealing with employers on this uncharted territory and aims to identify what members want and what the health and safety, work intensity, work-life balance and gender issues are.

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