UNISON Highland Branch represents Highland Council Staff, Further Education Support Staff,  Highlife Highland, Bear Scotland and Community and Voluntary Organisations in and around Highlands and Islands.  We negotiate with employers on pay, terms and conditions, and assist members with work issues including grievances and disciplinary, bullying, and health and safety matters.

 

UNISON is Britain's biggest public service union, representing more than 1.3 million people across the UK's public services.

 

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MEETING OF THE HIGHLAND BRANCH COMMITTEE TO BE HELD IN THE HIGHLAND AREA RESOURCE CENTRE, 53 SHORE STREET, INVERNESS IV1 1NF ON THURSDAY 7 JULY 2016 AT 11.00 AM

AGENDA

 

1.

Sederunt

 

 

2.

Apologies

 

 

3.

Minutes of Branch Committee Meeting  - 24 May 2016 (attached)

 

 

4.

Branch Management Group Meeting – 9 June 2016 (attached)

 

 

5.

Matters Arising

 

 

6.

Finance (attached)

 

 

7.

Service Conditions

 

 

8.

Priority Items

 

 

8.1

Budget Cuts

 

 

8.2

Recruitment/Membership List of Joiners and Leavers/Statistics: May 2016 (attached)

 

 

 

9.

Other Employers

 

 

9.1

Inverness College

 

 

9.2

High Life Highland

 

 

9.3

Any Other Employer 

 

 

 

10.

Correspondence 

 

 

11.

Learning

 

 

12.

Health & Safety Representatives

 

 

13.

Equality

 

 

14.

Social Media

 

 

15.

Reports (attached):

 

 

15.1

Minutes of Caithness & Sutherland Retired Members Meeting May 2016

 

 

15.2

Community Services update

 

 

15.3

2016 Local Government Service Group Conference

 

 

16.

Any Other Competent Business

 

 

16.1

Scottish Pensions Bulletin – June 2016 (attached)

 

 

17.

Date of Next Meeting – 18 August 2016

 

Delegates signed the Jo Cox MP Book of Condolence on behalf of Highland Branch Members at UNDC16

                   School Uniform Grants Programme 2016

I am pleased to announce the launch of this year's School Uniform Grant programme. 

Attached for your information:

·  Application form  SUGAPP
·  Poster  SUG
·  Q&A - your questions answered  SUGQ&A 

So that members are able to take advantage of the grant available, we would ask you to circulate information on this initiative as widely and, as soon as possible. 

Please note the closing date for receipt of applications is 16th July 2016. The materials referred to above will also shortly appear on the website.

Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.




Julie Grant
Head of UNISON There for you

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E-MAIL ADDRESS DETAILS

 

HI ALL, THE BRANCH OFFICE IS TRYING TO UPDATE MEMBERS E-MAIL ADDRESSES. IF YOU HAVE NOT INFORMED THE OFFICE OF YOUR ADDRESS OR HAVE CHANGED ADDRESSES COULD YOU PLEASE LET THE OFFICE KNOW, EITHER BY USING THE CONTACT FORM, OR PHONING ON 01463 715891.

 

MANY THANKS