Posted: 4th September 2017
As all members will have heard over the last few weekss, there has been great news, with technicians and paramedics being rebanded. Paramedic will now be band 6 with technicians being band 5.
As you will remember the GMB campaign is Fair Banding for All, and we can assure all our members that we will…
Posted: 23rd August 2017
The following message was sent out by Pauline Howie, well done to the GMB for making this happen.
As you will all be aware, we recently undertook an exercise in conjunction with our staff side partners, to review and update the job descriptions of both the Technician and Paramedic roles. This was in recognition…
Posted: 29th November 2016
Dear GMB member
In the coming months – partly thanks to high profile GMB campaigns against bad employers such as Uber and ASOS – Members of Parliament are going to hold an investigation into the future of work and workers’ rights.
We want to make sure MPs know exactly what is happening in the real…
Posted: 23rd November 2016
For those of you who haven’t seen then attached are copies of the Branch Constition and the Branch Structure.
The Branch Structure includes members of the committee and lead stewards anolng with their contact details.
The GMB@SAS Constitution has been agreed by the committee.
If you have any feedback please get in touch
Posted: 29th April 2016
The TU Bill was back in the House of Commons yesterday and thanks to a good campaign run by the Trade Union Movement we have some good news for a change on this Bill.
The Tory Government has accepted most of the House of Lords amendments on political funds the certification officer etc. and whilst…
Posted: 27th April 2016
STUC Conference 2016
I have been with the ambulance service for 30 years, worked on PTS, Pru, Ambulance Helicopter and A&E, and have never seen the ambulance service in Scotland in such crisis. Our members make life saving decision every day and do this stressed, over worked and tired.
This motion is calling for the support of the STUC…
Posted: 27th April 2016
GMB Scotland Warns STUC Of ‘Chronic Underfunding’ Consequences Across The Scottish Ambulance Service
The current state of the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) is putting lives at risk says GMB Scotland.
SAS is chronically under resourced with staff regularly working 12 hour shifts with little to no breaks. Scotland has the only ambulance service in the…