Tax relief on your unison fees

I would like to make members aware that you can claim a % of tax relief on your unison fees .

Health and Safety Post Bag 2

Health and Safety Post bag 2
18th October 2018

UNISON attended an Essex Police CPD day

UNISON attended an Essex Police Continued Professional Development training event for TRiM practitioners at Wat Tyler Park, Pitsea on Friday 12th October.

Unison Representatives attend Trust Clinical Briefing days.

Across the 2 days of Trust Clinical Briefing days at Newmarket, 4 of the Unison EEAST branch reps currently undertaking block time attended to represent the branch.

Member update on BBR and Relief policy following SPF 3/10/18

Following the Staff Partnership Forum held at EEAST HQ yesterday.(Wednesday 3 October.) UNISON reps John Hammond, Michael Whitcombe, Jes Micallef and Graham Hillman attended for UNISON alongside me. As you may expect, the meeting was dominated by the issue of Building Better Rotas and discussions around an employer-wide Relief Policy. I wanted to update UNISON […]

Health and Safety Postbag 1

Postbag 1

Clinical Briefing Day

As part of Unison’s commitment to partnership working we will be running a stand at the Trust’s Clinical Briefing Day.

UNISON applauds crackdown on violence against emergency workers

UNISON applauds crackdown on violence against emergency workers
Anyone who attacks emergency service workers – including ambulance staff.

Summer and winter clothing update

The Trust authorised a small group to review the current items of uniform clothing and earlier this year we completed a comprehensive risk assessment which covered where we work, the terrain, environments, weather conditions, the tasks we undertake such as lifting, twisting, turning, standing, sitting, driving; the group also took into consideration the needs for […]

What is mediation?

  Branch health & safety officer Jeff Pittman explains the use of mediation in the workplace Mediation does not form part of any formal disciplinary, grievance or Dignity At Work process but can be utilised to resolve workplace issues between individuals. The purpose of mediation is not to establish who is right or wrong, it […]