Serious concerns have been raised by trade union leaders highlighting the inconsistencies over protection for those working in the front line during the Covid19 pandemic.
“62% of OIC non-teaching staff work part time, 82% of these part time workers are women.”
Sally George spoke of the devastating damage being done to working lives and that every week Unison is dealing with cases where workplace bullying is a factor.
To celebrate both Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day Unison’s Sally George led a talk on Equal Pay for Women and The Gender Pay Gap.
The 500 members of UNISON in Orkney are being balloted to see if they would take part in industrial action .
The report found that Orkney Islands Council invested £8.2 million in fossil fuel stocks