Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Last week the outcome of some job re-evaluations related to equal pay was approved by the council. The jobs that were re-evaluated were identified by the unions and solicitors involved the equal pay case and the re-evaluation was part of the legal settlement. The posts were home support worker, school crossing patroller, playground supervisor, road sweeper, two grades of gardener and chargehand gardener. UNISON is currently in negotiations with council about re-evaluating the other posts that were part of the equal pay litigation. Members whose posts were not part of the equal pay case, and think their job is graded wrongly, are able to apply for re-grading through existing procedures. If you want to submit a re-grading claim, speak to your line manager in the first instance and then contact the branch office for further...

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LLS/Education Members – Re­deployment matrix

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in News | 0 comments

LLS/Education Members – Re­deployment matrix After extensive talks both with the department and the council at a corporate level, we have been unable to reach agreement on an alternative to the redeployment matrix. UNISON has however secured agreement that all information gathered using the matrix will be checked for accuracy by the personnel team. It is important to note that the matrix is only the starting point of a process and you have the right to appeal the outcome. As a result of assurances given today and in the interests of a speedy end to the uncertainty that a lot of members are facing, UNISON are now advising classroom assistant and school clerical assistant members to fill in the matrix if they have not already done...

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