Author Archives: Fraer Stevenson

UNISON and EEAST update – Meal breaks

At SPF (Staff Partnership Forum), UNISON brought to the executives attention a concern that some crews have been stood down in shops and/or service stations for their meal breaks and an email was circulated from management that set out this … Continue reading

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UNISON and EEAST update – Holiday Pay

  At the December SPF (Staff Partnership Forum), the Trust and UNISON agreed, in keeping with a UNISON grievance outcome from October 2016, and a subsequent agreement from AACE (Association of Ambulance Chief Executives) which applies across ambulance sector from … Continue reading

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UNISON and EEAST update over Student Paramedics

  Following the joint agreement over transitional arrangements for our student Paramedics the Trust and UNISON have continued discussions about ARU11 and agreed that this cohort should also be included in the agreement.

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Annual leave pay for UNISON members

UNISON in EEAST continues to support a growing number of our members with Employment Tribunal claims in relation to holiday pay.  The initial Employment Tribunal (Flowers and others v East of England Ambulance Trust) held that holiday pay must include … Continue reading

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UNISON and EEAST update.

We are pleased to confirm that following extensive partnership work supported by ACAS, UNISON and the Trust have agreed a new trade union recognition agreement which you can read here. There are a range of supporting documents yet to be … Continue reading

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UNISON update – Recognition and late finishes.

Recognition Agreement Trade Union organised workplaces are the safest and most secure, the best employer’s recognise the value in workers having an independent voice, and a well organised union helps to improve performance by holding managers to account, scrutinising decisions … Continue reading

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Update from UNISON

Following the Trust’s message ‘Trade Union discussions’ sent out to all staff this afternoon (23rd November), we felt it was important to publicly respond. We have a meeting planned with the Trust and ACAS on 4th December to discuss recognition … Continue reading

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