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GMB@Tayside Contracts

Posted: 19th March 2019

Dundee city council frozen school meals you having Olaf……….

Tayside Contracts along with the council have decided to introduce frozen meals for schools and nurseries.

To do this they will need £100,000 from each of the 3 Tayside Councils at a time when they are trying to save money and making cuts to vital services.

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GMB@NHS Tayside Ninewells Hospital

Posted: 19th March 2019

GMB organisers will be in Ninewells hospital on Wednesday 20th March 2019 from 10am.

Why not come along and refer a friend / colleague and enjoy an Easter Egg on us.

GMB are bringing a little Easter egg joy into the world of work at Ninewells.

 

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GMB@DCCL&C

Posted: 18th March 2019

We have been informed that the cost saving measures proposed by the LACD Leisure and Sport Management Team have been deferred following the Human Resources Sub Committee meeting which took place on Wednesday 13th March 2019.  

 

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GMB@Homecare Ballot

Posted: 15th March 2019

Dear Homecare Members

 

You will start to receive your industrial action ballot papers next week.

 

Your Unions, both GMB and UNISON are asking you to Vote YES for both questions and return your ballot paper in the post as soon as you can.

 

We have seen copies of the letters that have…

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GMB@HC-One Cairnie lodge

Posted: 15th March 2019

Know your rights on dependant leave.

GMB members are advised that a reasonable amount of time off can be taken for a sick child in emergency or unforeseen circumstances, which you cannot be disciplined for.

If in doubt please contact Vicki Leonard via the Dundee office; 01382 225491

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GMB@Dundee New Office Coming Soon

Posted: 15th March 2019

GMB Dundee office is relocating to new premises, week commencing 8th April 2019.

Please note that this may cause a temporary inconvenience with our phone lines and email access while systems are transferred over to our new location.

We envisage this interruption to be between Monday 8th and Wednesday 10th April therefore we recommend that…

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GMB@DCCHOMECARE

Posted: 14th March 2019

Dear Member,

You will all be aware that GMB and UNISON have served formal notice over the weekend on the employer with the intention to hold a statutory ballot.
We believe, as a result of that notice, that Dundee City Council has sent you a letter regarding the homecare proposals.  These letters give no…

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GMB@DCCL&C

Posted: 14th March 2019

GMB have received news that the planned Trade Union Consultation Meeting arranged for Friday 15th March has been cancelled by the LACD Leisure & Sport Management Team.

As yet we are unaware of the reasoning behind the cancellation of this meeting.  As previously communicated the meeting was arranged to discuss the LACD Leisure & Sport…

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GMB@DCCL&C

Posted: 12th March 2019

GMB have been made aware of several cost saving measures being proposed by the LACD Leisure & Sport Section.

This will potentially impact on our members working patterns and may lead to a reduction in public access to facilities.   Plant Operators, Swim Teachers, and weekend operating hours have potentially been included within the proposed cost…

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GMB@HOMECARE

Posted: 11th March 2019

We have received a copy of the letter that will be sent to you by the employer about proposed changes to shifts. This letter lacks the detail we would expect and does not clarify exactly what the new position is. It fails to clarify what happens for those who don’t move to split shifts bearing…

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