Face Masks: The real facts (at the moment)

The Branch is receiving regular requests for advice and guidance on the provision and use of face masks in the workplace. As the guidance was changing rapidly, it was almost impossible to keep our knowledge relevant for that moment in time.  As Government guidance is...

County Council announce Christmas unpaid Lay-off

Senior managers have decided to implement a 2014 clause in County Council contracts.  The clause allows the Council to Lay-off all staff for a maximum of three days.  During the discussions with trade unions during 2013-2014, which led to this clause; it was...

Retired Members

Retired members are represented by Eric Smith and Sheila Morley, both long time active members of this Branch.  When Eric took on the reins as Retired Member’s Secretary, he set up an alternative social media outlet to communicate with retired members.  Retired...

Trans Day of Visibility

First posted on 6 April 2017 Each year, the last day of March is recognised as the International Transgender Day Of Visibility,TDOV. TDOV is a day to show support for the trans community. It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the...