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FAQ’s Fife Council

Posted: 30th March 2020

 

1. Should I attend my workplace?

Following the Government’s announcement that only essential travel is now allowed, you should only be attending if you are undertaking essential work.  If you are not currently undertaking essential work you should stay at home and work from home if you can.  If you are in an essential job…

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FAQ’s from Cosla. Lengthy read.

Posted: 27th March 2020

 

*Throughout this document there is a live link to the NHS Inform website that you can click on at any time. Local Government Employee FAQs version 1 27.3.20
General
1. Am I a key worker?
Please see the advice from Scottish Government
https://news.gov.scot/news/supporting-coronavirus-key-workers
If in any doubt if you…

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OFFICE CLOSURE

Posted: 27th March 2020

Following advice from the Government, the Branch office is now closed. Emails are being monitored remotely. You can contact us on GMB.fife@fife.gov.uk or on 07717215348/07867324248. This may take time but we will get back to you.

 

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Posted: 27th February 2020

Dear Colleague,

GMB Scotland In Local Government – Coronavirus Update

You will have seen all the news surrounding Coronavirus and I have written to COSLA to ask that guidance is put out to remind councils and employees the provisions in the COSLA redbook which states:

8.7 Infectious Diseases

​An employee who is prevented from attending…

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Polling

Posted: 23rd January 2020

Dear Colleagues

Polling of Members

Over the past few years we have regularly carried out polling of members. The polling is very important and it has helped the Scottish Committee shape our approach to policy in Scotland.

We are currently carrying out a further poll of members. The poll is carried out by a…

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Branch Meetings

Posted: 13th January 2020

Branch meetings wil take place on the following:

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Wednesday 17th June 2020

Wednesday 9th September 2020

All in Dunniker Golf Club Kirkcaldy at 19.00. All welcome

 

 

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GENERAL SECRETARY & TREASURER ELECTIONS

Posted: 8th October 2019

The election for General Secretary and Treasurer will take place in the coming weeks. We are required to have up to date home addresses, to enable the postal ballot to take place. Please ensure that your details are up to date or you may not received your ballot paper.

Contact the branch on 03451 555555…

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