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UNISON D&G to fight austerity cuts via Council Elections

August 31st, 2016

UNISON D&G proposes independent candidates to stand in the 2017 Council Elections to challenge Council’s austerity cuts. The following motion to approach other unions to support the idea was carried the Branch’s August Executive meeting: “This motion calls upon the UNISON Dumfries Local Government Branch committee to make contact with sister trade unions in Dumfries & Galloway to […]


NEWSFLASH! Up to 4 years excess mileage for redeployed Learning Assistants

August 30th, 2016

Learning Assistants – have you been redeployed? Did you know that if you’ve been redeployed by Dumfries & Galloway Council you are entitled to claim excess mileage from your last base school to your current base school  for a maximum of up to 4 years? The current applicable mileage allowance is £0.25 per mile.