On the 1 September the LAS along with other ambulance services across the country advised they would now be deducting unsocial hours payments from staff who were off sick unless this was a work related illness or injury.
Please see below correspondence relating to this matter along with the service HR bulletin.
UNISON have lodged a formal dispute in this matter and are taking legal advice on challenging this decision. We will keep you updated on developments on this site and through our e-mail list. Sign up today.
Annex E Letter to Tony Crabtree sent on 28 Aug
unsocial hours response – Unison sent on 29 Aug
Annex E Formal Dispute reply sent back on 30 Aug