Another Edinburgh is Possible is a recently formed independent alliance of community groups and trade unionists working to defend and extend public services in the city.
Please consider completing this short survey. Another Edinburgh is Possible wants to know your views about current council services and your ideas for the services we need.
The survey is completely anonymous, it will be impossible to link responses to any individual, and the data collected will be used to help us collate the views of people right across the city and understand how factors like age and gender influence experience.
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You may also wish to compare and complete the City of Edinburgh Council budget engagement, which closes 12th December 2020.
Unite has welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Government that health and social care workers will receive £500 one-off payment. This will be well received by those care workers who are in some of the lowest paid jobs in Scotland.
However Unite members are extremely disappointed that the Scottish Government has decided to ignore all other local government frontline workers who have worked through the pandemic. Although the below list is nowhere near exhaustive, imagine life without these workers!
Unite press release 2 October 2020
Unite warns Edinburgh City Council over plans to cut jobs and hours of key workers
Unite Scotland has today (2 October) warned the Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) that plans to cut hours and offer voluntary severance as part of cost cutting measures by Chief Executive Andrew Kerr will be ‘fiercely’ resisted.
Continue reading “Unite will not stand by and see workers’ hours cut and jobs lost”