Vaccinations

Dear LAS UNISON members, LAS UNISON have been informed by the LAS management that issues were raised with some vaccinations given to staff during December 2019 and February 2020. This includes potential issues with a break in the cold chain storage amongst other concerns. This week a letter has been sent by the LAS to […]

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NHS Pension Scheme – Age Discrimination

Ambulance update The government has now issued their consultation on correcting the unlawful age discrimination that was identified by the Court of Appeal in the 2015 reforms to the Judicial and Firefighters’ pension schemes. The consultation sets out two possible mechanisms for correcting the discrimination, an immediate choice exercise and a deferred choice underpin. Each […]

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UNISON London ambulance staff raise thousands for frontline workers

Sales of a commemorative badge created by two UNISON London Ambulance Service (LAS) staff have raised more than £50,000 for charities providing mental health and financial support to frontline staff, says the union today (Monday 27 July). Jason Clelland, an emergency medical technician and UNISON rep, and incident response officer Matt James, designed the badge […]

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Time to give a fair pay rise to all public service workers

Investment in staff and public services will boost the economy Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement that around 900,000 public service workers – including teachers, police and the armed forces – will get a backdated pay increase, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said today (Tuesday): “The dedication and hugely important part played by all NHS, care, council, police […]

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Moving Forward on NHS Pay

A little over three weeks ago I wrote to all our members in the NHS. Tens of thousands of you responded. Nearly 9 out of 10 of you supported a campaign for an early NHS pay rise. That’s a powerful message from you. We had to act. Today, we have written to the Prime Minister […]

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LAS UNISON – WE ARE ALL FRONTLINE T-SHIRTS

LAS UNISON WE ARE ALL FRONTLINE T-SHIRTS The LAS UNISON Branch Committee took the decision to have some branch t-shirts made for our hard working members across our Service. We have a limited number to give our membership *UPDATE – No more Size Small shirts left If you are interested and would like one then please […]

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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 […]

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