Loss of another Much Loved Member Of LAS UNISON

On Wednesday 16th December 2020 we lost another Romford and North East legend, Emergency Medical Technician and UNISON Member ‘Robbie Muir’ after a short illness in hospital. Robbie joined the London Ambulance Service 25 years ago and spent all of his career on the Romford Complex. Robbie was a much loved member of Staff at […]

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Overtime Payments

Some staff should be receiving additional overtime payments this month for COVID related absences. UNISON raised this issue with People & Culture on the 6 May 2020 in relation to staff who have had to be off work due to COVID. We have been raising it regularly at meetings and other forums since then and […]

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Health workers in London urge local MPs to back early pay rise for exhausted staff and to protect the NHS

Hundreds of health staff across London – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are writing to the region’s 73 MPs asking them to back UNISON’s call for NHS staff to get an early pay rise in time for Christmas. Staff employed in hospitals, clinics and ambulance stations across London are urging local politicians to put their case to […]

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A Woman’s Place, is in UNISON – T-Shirts

We have taken delivery of a small quantity of unique T-Shirts that celebrate women in UNISON. We currently have over 4460 members in the London Ambulance Branch and around 50% of our members are female. If you would like to get your hands on one of these exclusive t-shirts and you are a member of […]

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World Menopause Day

This Sunday, 18 October, is World Menopause Day. This day is to raise awareness of the health issues women face when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. As the union of a million women in public services, we take the menopause seriously. It’s a workplace issue – nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal women are […]

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UNISON webinar: HCPC – A Conversation With Your Regulator

20 October 2020 6:00pm–7:00pm Online HCPC-registered UNISON members and branch activists are invited to attend UNISON’s webinar: “HCPC – a Conversation with your Regulator” on 20th October from 6pm-7pm. What do you want your regulator to do for you? The Health and Care Professions Council wants to hear from you. This is an opportunity for […]

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Update to negotiated lump sum for EMT’s

You may recall back in January 2019 the LAS management agreed to pay a 1% lump sum to all EMTs in compensation for EMTs belatedly moving to the top of Band 5. EMTs would have received this lump sum through the UNISON negotiated pay agreement if they had been allowed to move through the full […]

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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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