Trade Unions

Find out how much time we dedicate to union activity and what unions we’re involved with

As part of the local government Transparency Code 2015 we have to make sure we publish information about our trade union involvement.

We currently have 45 staff members across the whole council that are union representatives. Three of these staff spend at least 50% of their time on union duties, the rest spend far less time on union related work.

Trade unions we recognise

  • National Union of Teachers (NUT)
  • National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT)
  • Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)
  • National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT)
  • Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL)
  • Voice –the union for professionals
  • Community and Youth Workers Union (CYWU)
  • UNISON
  • GMB
  • Unite

Trade unions with representatives in the council

  • National Union of Teachers (NUT)
  • National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT)
  • Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)
  • National Association of Headteachers (NAHT)
  • Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL)
  • UNISON
  • Unite

Trade Union Time & Representatives

GMB

Andy Geeves is the full time senior trade union official for the GMB who spends at least 50% of his time on union work.

The stewards spend less time on union duties, these are Andy Thornycroft, Ian Roy, Michael Walls, Richard Milner and Billy Riglar.

UNISON

We’ve got 18 workplace representatives and five health and safety stewards for UNISON within the council.

David Higgins devotes at least 50% of his time to union duties, the rest of the representatives only spend a small amount of time to union work.

NUT

David Morgan is the representative who spends at least 50% of his time on union work for the NUT, they also have 16 part time representatives within the council.

 

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