SECRETARY'S UPDATE

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The Trust has today released information about planned changes they intend to make to all frontline rotas.
 
UNISON has been asking for a range of information about the modeling work ORH has carried out, to enable us to

 
 
 Members will be asked to vote on whether to accept the deal and all members have been contacted directly by UNISON via the email address we have for you, outlining the proposed pay deal. Please call UNISON direct (0800 0 857 857) to update your email address and ensure you receive the updates.
 
 

‘You keep going because you care about your community and your patients, but who cares about us?’ Paramedic, East of England Ambulance Service.

UNISON surveyed over 900 frontline staff from the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAS). The survey highlighted the impact on mental health, following a worsening in working conditions over the past year. The survey also highlighted hundreds of staff are now regularly working 14 and 15-hour shifts. Some staff had worked 18 or 19-hour shifts.

UNISON wrote to the EEAS Chief Executive in September 2017, after written commitments made in April 2017 to bring in specific measures to reduce enforced

Following the joint agreement over transitional arrangements for our student Paramedics the Trust and UNISON have continued discussions about ARU11 and agreed that this

At SPF (Staff Partnership Forum), UNISON brought to the executives attention a concern that some crews have been stood down in shops and/or service stations for their meal breaks and an email

At the December SPF (Staff Partnership Forum), the Trust and UNISON agreed, in keeping with a UNISON grievance outcome from October 2016, and a subsequent agreement from

    

We are pleased to confirm that following extensive partnership work supported by ACAS, UNISON and the Trust have agreed a new trade union recognition agreement which you can read here.

There are a range of supporting documents yet to be developed as appendices to the agreement.  Further meeting dates have been agreed in the New Year facilitated by ACAS to jointly develop these documents to further support positive partnership working.  These include trade union facilities, consultation and negotiation framework and a disputes resolution procedure.