WORKING SAFELY WITH COVID

At LAS UNISON we are fully aware of the concerns of our members, with regards to social distancing and the Governments advice with regards to this, especially following the consolidation of stations and the drop in call rate. We have been proactive in obtaining better working conditions, and at the same time ensuring our members […]

Continue Reading

Annual Leave Guidance during the COVID-19 Pandemic

LAS members will have seen the publication on Friday 8th May, by our People and Culture (P&C) colleagues, of the attached document answering some frequently asked questions on the subject of annual leave. Our Branch officers had some discussions with our management prior to the publication of this document, on certain areas of the text […]

Continue Reading

Loss of a Much Loved Paramedic & Former UNISON rep Yesterday

Such sad news yesterday to hear about our wonderful and much loved colleague Ben Woodhart, who died suddenly and unexpectedly at home. Paramedic, Clinical Researcher, Mentor and former UNISON Rep, Ben was always so positive and passionate about the service and the job. His enthusiasm couldn’t help but rub off onto the rest of us. […]

Continue Reading

Impact of Covid-19 on Black staff in the NHS

The disproportionate impact of Covid-19, and the response to it, is a matter of concern for the whole union. We urgently await the analysis and report from the Public Health England Ethnicity Review which is looking at the impact in the general population (due end May). It is hoped that learning from the Review will […]

Continue Reading

EMT Pay Journey Update

Pay Journey Update Union membership is an integral part of the foundation that makes collective bargaining like this both possible and, in our case, so effective. With over 4000 members, LAS UNISON is the biggest ambulance branch of the biggest union in the UK. It is as a direct result of this strength and unity […]

Continue Reading