The branch has organised two members meetings regarding consultation on the submission to the employer for the 2018-2019 pay claim:
Wednesday 10 may 12 midday – 12.30 pm Glover Room, Stoke Town Hall
Tuesday 16 May 12.30 pm-1.00 pm Glover Room, Stoke Town Hall
A promotional poster is available for display – Pay Consultation Meetings May 2017
The Branch Executive Committee currently has vacancies for:
- Welfare Secretary
- LGBT Officer male – job share
- Equality Officer
- Membership & Recruitment Officer
- Education Secretary
- Communications Officer
- Youth Officer
- International Relations Officer
Job descriptions for each post are available on the latest branch vacancy bulletin – March 2017
Anyone who requires further information can e-mail Amber Robinson, Branch Secretary- email@example.com
The annual report reflects the work undertaken by the branch January – December 2016. It is well worth a read – 2016
The branch awarded a food box comprising tea, coffee, chocolates, biscuits and sweets to those schools who organised events in appreciation of their valued School Support Staff on 25 November 2016 for Unison’s Stars In Schools Day.
The branch sent a delegate to the Unison National Retired Members’ Conference held in Southport during October 2016.
Their report covers:
- Women’s SOG meeting
- Social Care
all issues which affect pensioners locally and nationally – retired-members-conference-southport2016
Further information relevant to retired members can be found on the Unison national web site – https://www.unison.org.uk/about/what-we-do/fairness-equality/retired-members/
The branch has once again sent a delegate to the Hazards Safety Conference held at Keele University 29-31 July 2016.
The theme of this year’s conference was “Building Resistance To Support Safety Reps” and included:
- Use Brexit to improve and not erode health & safety protection for all workers.
- Dealing With Risks
- Hazards 2016 Pledges and Demands
Well worth a read – hazards-2016-delegate-report
Due to a restructure of Directorates at the major employer of the branch, convenors’ constituencies from 10 August 2016 have been reorganised as follows:
Stoke-On-Trent City Council staff and schools within the City of Stoke-On-Trent Boundary
Amber Robinson – Tel 01782 232263, mobile 07786 330404, email firstname.lastname@example.org – Governance and City Director
Justin Ashton – Tel 01782 235453, mobile 07880 966510, email email@example.com – Public Health & Adult Social Care, Finance, Children & Family Services (apart from Learning Services)
Brian Tomkinson – Tel 01782 235452, mobile 07767 814284, email firstname.lastname@example.org – Place, Growth & Prosperity, Housing & Customer Services, Learning Services (part of Children & Family Services), School Based Staff
Stoke-On-Trent College – Julie Harrison-Ball (steward) 01782 208208. Email email@example.com
Other – Amber Robinson – contact details as above.