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GMB@Homecare

Posted: 2nd August 2019

GMB have raised the issues relating to heat and asked whether a risk assessment has been carried out. DCC then completed one however we do not believe it to be sufficient and have raised to the head of HR.

The RA (Risk Assessment) states that you can refill water bottles with permission of service users.…

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GMB@DCC MWC

Posted: 2nd August 2019

Dear Member

We met with your employer yesterday (1st August) to discuss managing workforce change.

You’ll be aware the policy was rescinded and DCC are now seeking to reach agreement over some of these issues.  GMB will always consult you over any proposals and you will always be the ones who decide the outcome.

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GMB@LACD LEISURE AND SPORT UPDATE

Posted: 2nd August 2019

GMB Scotland has made it clear to the LACD Board that we cannot and will not support the downgrading of staff within the Leisure and Sport Service.

The Aquatic Review report was discussed and it was agreed that there needed to be further work/development before the proposals could be approved by the HR Committee.

GMB Representatives met…

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GMB@DCC Escort Proposals

Posted: 24th July 2019

Dear GMB DCC Member

RE: DCC Proposal to change escort service

For those of our members within Dundee City Council who may not be aware, DCC are proposing a number of changes which will affect our escort members.

GMB are currently awaiting another meeting with DCC to address these proposals, which GMB have and will…

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GMB@Angus Waste Update

Posted: 24th July 2019

Dear Member

GMB@ANGUS WASTE

We have seen the memo from Angus Council stating that all employees have now accepted the latest change.

We are particularly unhappy with the way in which you have been bullied into accepting these detrimental changes, and will be raising this with the council.

GMB did not agree to these changes,…

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GMB@LACD Leisure and Sport

Posted: 17th July 2019

GMB LACD Leisure and sport members are invited to meet Stephen Massey

DATE:                   Thursday 18th July
TIME:                    11am
VENUE:                GMB Dundee Office, Unit 12, City Quay, Camperdown Street, Dundee DD1 3JA

The purpose of this meeting is to gage your feedback and…

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GMB@Dundee Trade Holidays

Posted: 16th July 2019

Please note that due to the Dundee trades holiday the GMB Dundee office will be closed Friday 19th July and Monday 22nd July.

If you have a workplace meeting with your employer  and require a representative, please advise your employer that representation is not available on these dates and get your meeting rescheduled.

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GMB@LACD

Posted: 12th July 2019

GMB trade union lodges Failure to Agree on behalf of Leisure & Sport Members effected by the Aquatic Review

Definition of Failure to Agree

A Failure to Agree, is where Management and Trade Unions have been unable to reach a negotiated agreement through formal consultation processes on issues affecting employees across Leisure & Culture Dundee.

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GMB@Member Benefits

Posted: 5th July 2019

GMB membership means you always have someone on your side in the workplace, but there are lots more member benefits too!

GMB Extra

  • Time out together
    • 20% off National Express
    • 10% off at Go Ape!
    • Get up to 49% off at Alton Towers
    • Up to 50% off Chessington World of Adventure Resort
    • Up…

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GMB@Angus Waste

Posted: 3rd July 2019

GMB received an email last night (02.07.19) from HR, stating that anyone who does not accept the new contracts on offer will not receive cash conservation.

It is our view, that these are bullying tactics being used to force you into voluntarily accepting the new contracts and in doing so, making you accept lesser pay…

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