Rest Break Policy – End of Shift Arrangements

As you are well aware the LAS bulletin on the 18th December 2017 announced the new rest break policy. As described in the bulletin, work has since been ongoing between myself as the nominated staff side Trade Union lead and Craig Harman as the management lead to resolve the issues at the end of shifts for frontline operational crews in particular late finishes after having a rest break. From the…

Proposed New Rest Break Policy

Following negotiations between UNISON and LAS management, a new proposed rest break agreement has been published. Please read the agreement in full and pass back any comments to your local UNISON rep or via our Facebook groups. Download the proposed rest break policy here

Rest Breaks – August Update

Dear UNISON Member, As you may be aware over the last year we have met with London Ambulance Senior Management about the ongoing issue of Rest Breaks. The reason it has gone on for so long is because of a number of factors. These include changes in senior managers and the major incidents that have affected London recently. We have been meeting periodically but confirm that these discussions have now…

Rest Breaks & NQP Update

News from your Branch Secretary and Chair to keep you posted on a couple of things.  Along with the many, many issues our many, many brilliant reps are dealing with currently, a couple of bigger ticket issues that are taking up a lot of mine and Eddie’s time is Rest Breaks and NQP/Paramedic changes. Eddie and I have been invited to quite a few meetings with our senior management in…


A Time for Change Update

On the 5 July 2013 the London Ambulance Service formally responded by letter to concerns we had raised and on the 22 July we replied. Both letters can be seen below. Letter to UNISON UNISON response to 5th July 2013 letter


Ann Radmore LAS response to UNISON

*This post has been updated. You can now also download a copy of the LAS Response to consultation report Click here to download a PDF of the response sent from chief executive Ann Radmore to Eric Roberts at UNISON regarding the ‘A Time for Change’ proposals. Please display in your workplace. The letter is also shown below for easier viewing on browsers.

UNISON response to ‘A Time for Change’ proposals

Click here to download a PDF of the letter written to chief executive Ann Radmore regarding the ‘A Time for Change’ proposals.


A Time for Change – Response from Branch Secretary

At a specially convened Joint Staff Council today (Friday 26th April 2013) Unison was presented with the full set of documents called ‘A Time For Change’.

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