Author Archives: Fraer Stevenson
‘On late finishes, staff regularly work 14-hour to 15-hour shifts, but no data has been available from the trust to the staff side since February last year. In September, the trust removed the staff support desk, which was there to … Continue reading
UNISON continues to discuss with the Trust the issue of late finishes and we’ve been putting across the views of over 900 staff who completed our recent survey. We’ve also been talking about other Trusts and have put forwards changes … Continue reading
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
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
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.
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