Yvonne and Louise Meeting with Croydon Council ELT on 30th July 2020

Yvonne and Louise had a very productive/successful meeting with ELT today. The deadline for VR/reduced hours is going to be extended to the 10th  August. An email will go out from ELT today to let staff know.  

Extension of deadline to apply for voluntary redundancy or reduced hours – Staff Review 2020

Email from Yvonne Green to Jo Negrini, Chief Executive, including Sue Moorman, Director of HR and department heads Dear colleagues, The current staffing review includes a deadline of 31 July to apply for voluntary redundancy (VR) or reduced hours. A number of staff in scope have not yet had their 1:1s and have not been […]

Letter to Councillor Tony Newman re: Proposed Redundancies at Croydon Council

27 July 2020 Dear Cllr Tony Newman, Proposed redundancies at Croydon Council UNISON met with Jo Negrini and the Executive Leadership Team on Monday 6 July where proposals were put forward for a staffing review. UNISON understands that 410 jobs will be lost at Croydon Council. Of these 410 jobs 175 committed staff are to […]

Back the #10BillionBailout for local services

Sign the petition to tell the government you back the #10BillionBailout : https://action.unison.org.uk/page/63837/petition/1?locale=en-GB https://twitter.com/hashtag/10BillionBailout Our communities face a £10 billion shortfall in funding for local services. Refuse collection, children’s services and adult social care are just a few of the vital services that could be slashed, if the government don’t find significant, emergency funding for councils.

Panel Discussion with ELT Thursday 23rd July 2020

Yvonne Green, Branch Secretary attended the online Panel discussion with ELT hosted by Jo Negrini. There were over 850 staff in attendance. A number of questions were raised by Yvonne and other UNISON members. Questions included : Why is there a need to make cuts immediately, would it not be better to wait to see […]