SECRETARY'S UPDATE

Following the joint agreement over transitional arrangements for our student Paramedics the Trust and UNISON have continued discussions about ARU11 and agreed that this

At the December SPF (Staff Partnership Forum), the Trust and UNISON agreed, in keeping with a UNISON grievance outcome from October 2016, and a subsequent agreement from

At SPF (Staff Partnership Forum), UNISON brought to the executives attention a concern that some crews have been stood down in shops and/or service stations for their meal breaks and an email

    

We are pleased to confirm that following extensive partnership work supported by ACAS, UNISON and the Trust have agreed a new trade union recognition agreement which you can read here.

There are a range of supporting documents yet to be developed as appendices to the agreement.  Further meeting dates have been agreed in the New Year facilitated by ACAS to jointly develop these documents to further support positive partnership working.  These include trade union facilities, consultation and negotiation framework and a disputes resolution procedure.

 
 
 
 

Recognition Agreement

Trade Union organised workplaces are the safest and most secure, the best employer’s recognise the value in workers having an independent voice, and a well organised union helps to improve performance by holding managers to account, scrutinising decisions and bringing forward ideas from the front line. Good employers have

Branch officer elections

 

Each year all Branch officers roles are re-elected by the membership.

 

The election period for Branch Officers opens on 14th December 2017 and closes at 23:59 on 18th January 2018.

 

The AGM date has been set for 8th March 2018 and in keeping with the rotation between counties, it will be held in Norfolk. Venue and time to be confirmed. 

 

You can download a nominzation form here:

APR and change management

 

UNISON raised concerns some weeks ago, when RRV staff were informed they would be moved off their lines onto relief, without any notice or change management process because of ARP. 

This is one of the reasons why we