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NHS TRADE UNIONS IN ENGLAND CONFIRM SECOND SET OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION OVER PAY ROW PDF Print E-mail
Written by Steve Imrie   
Friday, 31 October 2014 09:34

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY 30 OCTOBER 2014

NHS TRADE UNIONS IN ENGLAND CONFIRM SECOND SET OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION OVER PAY ROW


Eleven trade unions representing NHS workers including nurses, midwives, cleaners, pharmacists, scientists, porters, secretaries, paramedics, occupational therapists, radiographers, dieticians, healthcare assistants, kitchen and maintenance staff will stage a four-hour stoppage in the morning on Monday 24 November 2014.

This will be followed by action short of strike action.

Christina McAnea, chair of the NHS trade unions, said:

“The next set of industrial action will be even stronger as more unions are joining in.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014 09:36
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Industrial Action Update PDF Print E-mail
Written by Steve Imrie   
Friday, 17 October 2014 18:32

The 13th October was the first national strike within the NHS for 30+ years, and it’s not something that any of us want when we are all here to make a difference to patients that call and need our services! 

Considering the atrocious weather on Monday there was a fantastic turnout, with multiple picket lines manned by a wide range of staff across the region, supported by our very dedicated reps. The Branch Convenor and Secretary – Barry & Fraer provided mobile support and encouragement. This allowed staff to voice and show their disappointment and disagreement with how the government has once again turned their back on the NHS and its workers.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014 18:36
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Summary of Regional Branch Committee meeting 17/09/14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Steve Imrie   
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 15:32

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 15:43
 
EEAST & UNISON sign pay banding agreement PDF Print E-mail
Written by Fraer Stevenson   
Sunday, 05 October 2014 19:50

EEAST & UNISON sign pay banding agreement:

Senior Paramedic & Senior EMT

Since becoming Branch Secretary earlier this year, there have been moments, quite a few if I'm honest, where I've felt the culture change needed in the Trust is an impossible task.

The signing of the pay band agreement with no hidden agenda, or massive hoops to jump through, that is worded to be crystal clear about its intention to support frontline staff is visible, tangible proof that the culture can and is changing throughout the trust.  

 

‘This agreement is a practical way to demonstrate support is more than just words.’

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014 22:27
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