RE: DCA OVERTIME BULLETIN

Yesterday, (Thursday 05/03/20) We met with Senior Management to raise our concerns regarding the Bulletin that was sent out on (Wednesday 04/03/20 DCA Overtime Bulletin) We appreciate our service is under tremendous pressure with Covid19 calls, but to treat our overworked members as set out in the above bulletin was not helpful, unfair and in […]

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Menopause survey

Please contribute your time to take part in this survey. It will be supporting evidence in the review of trust policy HR022 Managing Attendance and for the implementation of a Menopause Policy. Did you know? A woman is said to be post menopause once she has not had a menstrual period for twelve consecutive months […]

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Skill Mix Changes Update

“Last week we had an update to the ongoing arrangement that has temporarily changed the skill mix of how the LAS deploy NQPs, a bulletin has now been released to describe the final arrangement and the following is our final response to the changes and the mitigation given by the LAS management of the issues […]

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The latest from the pension age discrimination ruling

Recent declarations at Employment Tribunals, following a court ruling that found the public sector pension protections to be discriminatory, are set to have implications across the public sector including the NHS. In December 2018 it was determined that the transitional protections introduced as part of the 2015 changes to the judges’ and fire fighters’ pension […]

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Skill Mix Changes

It has been reported to our reps that our NQP members have had a change in how they are deployed and the skill mix they work to as part of a winter pressures plan. We have this morning written to the management for clarification of this. (Full text of letter below) If correct we will […]

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NHS Pension Scheme

NHS Pension Scheme – Age discrimination judgement A legal case taken by the firefighters and judges has found that the transitional protections introduced as part of the 2015 changes to their respective pension schemes were discriminatory based on age. There is a likely read across of this judgement to the other public sector pension schemes, […]

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EAC/TEAC Pay Update

LAS UNISON met with Senior Management on Wednesday 31st July 2019 at the LAS Staff Council. During the meeting we raised various concerns about the bulletin sent out this week from People and Culture (EAC updated job description). The main issue we raised was that of TEACS and their future banding. The opinion of our […]

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