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GMB@DCC Homecare

Posted: 18th January 2019

Dear Member,

We’ve arranged a meeting for all of our Homecare members for Wednesday 23rd January at 2.00 pm at the Dee Club in Taylor Street.

We would like to discuss the questionnaires with you – bring them along and we can go through them.

We’re recommending you put “I want to be valued”…

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GMB@DCC Homecare

Posted: 17th January 2019

Dear member,

DCC have now issued a further questionnaire.  Please do not feel forced into choosing an option that does not suit you.  If you would like to accept any of the options then of course that is entirely your choice if it fits in with your lifestyle and benefits you.

However, for the majority…

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GMB@BENTLEYS

Posted: 16th January 2019

Dear member We are shocked to learn that Bentleys have stated they intend to enter into a redundancy situation with some staff. I contacted Bentleys this morning and they have stated they are required to make savings of around £200,000 due to lack of work. GMB will support our members throughout this process and I’ve…

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NHS@TAYSIDE

Posted: 16th January 2019

Dear member,

Further to our visit to Ninewells on Monday the 14th of Jan 2019, there appears to be some confusion over pay protection.

To confirm, pay protection is for life, if downgrading is due too organisational change. Pay protection is an area NHS have intimated they will be looking to change in due course.

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GMB@Tayside Contracts Facilities

Posted: 15th January 2019

Jointly the trade unions have been in discussion with Tayside Contracts to resolve the situation around providing cover for school crossing patrolling. So far all that has been agreed is the following:

1. All necessary PPE will be provided as will the provision of a ‘lollipop stick’ at every school”
This ensures that Tayside…

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GMB@AngusWaste

Posted: 11th January 2019

Dear Member

We know that Angus Council have now issued letters asking you to agree to a change which will be effective from 1st April.  We understand that there may have been an expectation that you would receive an additional environmental allowance to accept these changes.  However, this allowance would likely have created an equal…

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GMB@AngusCouncil

Posted: 10th January 2019

Angus Council are proposing further changes to your terms and conditions.

We have included the proposals for you to review and we would like your feedback.

Union members will have a say on whether you accept further cuts, or reject them.

Please respond to Dundee@gmb.org.uk with your comments relating to these proposals and how these…

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GMB@ Dundee Office Christmas Closure

Posted: 20th December 2018

Please note that the Dundee office will be closed for the Christmas and New Year period from Friday 21st December and will reopen on Thursday 3rd January 2019.

GMB Dundee would like to wish all our members a Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2019.

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GMB@Tayside Contracts – JCNF Update

Posted: 12th December 2018

JCNF 11 December 2018

Martin Will, Malcolm McFie and Helen Meldrum attended the most recent Joint Consultative Negotiating Forum on the Tuesday 11th December with Tayside Contracts management.  It was the first of such a meeting for a year.

We have agreed that there will be joint training with managers and reps to ensure issues…

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GMB@Tayside Contracts

Posted: 6th December 2018

GMB@Tayside Contracts

You may have seen media coverage regarding a central production unit proposals for Tayside Contracts and we understand how you may feel worried about the future.

We have asked Tayside Contracts for a copy of the papers that relate to this as we had not been informed.  We have not yet received these…

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