Pay negotiations update

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Unite has received a response from the Finance Minister, Kate Forbes, regarding our recent letter on Local Government Employees’ pay.

In her letter she reiterates her commendation and thanks to local government workers. However she has made it quite clear that her thanks does not stretch to financially rewarding our hard work in the fight against a pandemic that has affected and changed the working lives of all local government workers.

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General Secretary Election

Our nomination meeting/hustings will commence at 5pm on Thursday 20th May 2021 and end at 7pm. The meeting will use Microsoft Teams and all Unite CEC branch members are invited. If you wish to attend please contact the branch secretary by emailing: brian.robertson2@unitetheunion.org (including your full name, phone number and union membership number if available) to request the meeting link by email. The email should arrive no later than 6pm on Wednesday 19th May 2021.

Each candidate will be allowed 10 minutes to speak followed by 10 minutes responding to questions. A 10 minute gap, during which discussions may take place, will occur between candidates. Nomination will be decided by vote following the departure of the last candidate.

All reps are expected to attend.

Branch Annual General Meeting

The branch AGM is on Tuesday 30 March 2021 4pm to 5.30pm.

The meeting is on Microsoft Teams—to attend email brian.robertson2@unitetheunion.org by Thursday 25 March.

We will send your invite on Friday 26 March.

Check your details

It is important that everyone’s membership details are up to date so please take a few minutes to check your details at MyUnite.  If you have not used this service before you will have to take a few more minutes to activate your account. Once done you will be able to ensure that your details are up to date and that you receive important communications (e.g. ballots, pay claim, Health & Safety).