Dispute about proposal not to transfer some staff to new North Yorkshire council escalates, as email emerges that shows staff were told that they would transfer.
UNISON has reacted to news that not all staff at Harrogate and Craven councils are being offered the opportunity to transfer to the new North Yorkshire council on the terms and conditions negotiated by the union.
We have written to the leader of Hambleton District Council (HDC), Councillor Mark Robson, to request that all staff at HDC are offered the same exit options as four senior executives. HDC will cease to exist after 31 March 2023, as all North Yorkshire councils are merged into one new unitary council. Although all staff […]
UNISON local government branches in North Yorkshire issue a warning to district councils thinking about offering enhanced packages to senior staff.
We have written to all councillors at Hambleton District Council to demand that they reject proposals that would see a further £770,000 paid out in unnecessary enhanced redundancy packages to senior staff. Proposals to be voted on by Hambleton District Council tomorrow come on top of councillors having already voted to hand around £225,000 to […]
The joint UNISON local government branches have formally responded to the proposals to move council staff to the new council, raising a number of concerns and objections.
UNISON members working for North Yorkshire County Council have voted overwhelmingly to accept improved terms and conditions which will help to improve recruitment and retention.
Anger as Hambleton District Council proposes £225,000 exit package for boss.
UNISON is calling on the eight North Yorkshire councils to work together on a joint approach to vacancies between now and when the councils merge in April 2023.
The government has announced it has opted for one unitary council to replace existing councils in North Yorkshire from April 2023.