LAS EMT4 Management Proposal Update

LAS UNISON have today responded to the EMT4 management proposal.  We have consulted through our workplace rep and senior sector rep network across the LAS and the attached letter (below) highlights the issues we recognise as a result. We look forward to the alterations to the proposal and welcome the implementation of the final arrangement as a really positive step forward for our EMT members and for the career progression…

Annual General Meeting

This years LAS UNISON Branch AGM will be held @ 18.00 On WEDNESDAY 20th MARCH 2019 At the UNISON Centre 130 Euston Road London, NW1 2AY The UNISON Centre is on the Euston road in between Kings Cross & Euston stations. All LAS UNISON Members are invited to attend. Fares can only be claimed with a valid receipt. Buffet available after meeting. Please note the meeting starts at 18:00 Click here to…

HCPC Fees increase consultation

HCPC registrants may be interested in this public meeting on the 14th of February where the outcome of the recent consultation on an increase in fees will be discussed and recommended to be accepted! UNISON has responded to this and, along with 90% of the other respondents, disagree with this increase. Details in: HCPC Outcomes of Consultation – Download this document here Further info here You can read the response…

Branch noticeboard competition winners announced!

Congratulations to London Ambulance Service branch’s Battersea station who are the overall winners of our Grovember branch noticeboards competition. We were also shortlisted for our notice board at Romford Ambulance Station. What a fantastic achievement for our branch and well done to our reps who regularly update the boards across the service helping to keep our members informed. As part of last autumn’s month-long recruitment and retention push, we asked…

New Year, Old Issues

Today, we have written to the LAS management to raise two issues ahead of the next Staff Council meeting where we hope to discuss them further.  At the last LAS UNISON Branch Committee meeting in December our Branch Chairperson made two proposals that the committee agreed.  The first being that we, as a branch, gain affiliation to the White Ribbon UK campaign and further request the LAS Trust affiliate too. …

HCPC fees consultation

As you may know the consultation period for HCPC’s proposed rise in registrant fees closed on the 14th December.  UNISON submitted the attached response before this time stating our members do not support the rise and the reasons for this. “UNISON is uniquely placed to respond to this survey. We represent members in all 16 of the professions that the HCPC regulates. For some of the largest groups of HCPC…

UPDATE YOUR DETAILS PRIZE DRAW

*UPDATED and edited 14 December 2018 UNISON and the London Ambulance Branch want to make sure we have all our members details up to date. We know staff move around the service, particularly road staff in the early years and we want to ensure we hold the correct details. We are also regulated by the new GDPR and the trade union act and as a result we want all our…

Annex 5 (E) and Section 2 Unsocial Hours payments

Under the terms of the national NHS pay deal, ambulance staff employed prior to 1 September 2018 are subject to Annex 5 (previously Annex E) unsocial hours provisions. Ambulance staff employed from 1 September 2018 and existing staff who change roles (including promotion) will be subject to Section 2. Staff employed before 1 September 2018 are being given the opportunity to voluntarily move to section 2 (England) provisions. Further information…

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