We just want to take the opportunity to mark today, the 1st anniversary of when the whole country went into lockdown following the outbreak of COVID.
SCOTLAND: THE LEFT REVIEW MAGAZINE – STUC EDITION
Please see the link to the Left Review Magazine and the POAS’s article on page 11 and advert page 18
SCOTLAND: SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS - SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIR – ONE POST
Following the issue of Circulars 01/21 02/21 & 05/21 relating to the election of Scottish National Committee Chair, I can confirm that John Cairney, having received support from the branches listed below, is the sole nominee for the post.
SCOTLAND: RE: GENERAL UPDATE
We wrote to you on 14th December 2020 with updates and we want to keep that theme going and we hope this latest update is helpful.
SCOTLAND: POA CIRCULAR 20/21 NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE
Please note in the Scotland section of the National Chairs update (issued today), where he accurately references the Scottish government pay policy position of 1% for this current year, it does not apply to the SPS staff.
SCOTLAND: RE: SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIR – ONE POST
Following the issue of Circular 01/21 notifying branches of the election to the post of Scottish National Committee Chair and seeking candidates for said position, I can confirm that John Cairney is the sole candidate for the post.
SCOTLAND: RE: NEW MEMBERSHIP DATABASE - JOIN ONLINE - WELCOME PACK
We refer to POA Branch Circular 002/2021 regarding the above.
SCOTLAND: STUC UNION LEARNING: GYM INSTRUCTORS COURSE: LEVEL 2
We have managed to secure funding for an online Level 2 Gym instructors’ course through the STUC Union learning fund. It is clear the course is popular amongst our membership and highly likely that interest will exceed the capacity, which is for 12 learners.
SCOTLAND: POA SCOTLAND ELECTION - POST OF SCOTTISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIR
The Scottish National Committee Chair post (currently Vacant) is due for election. This will be a five-year post and the successful candidate will take up office in May 2021.
SCOTLAND: ARSON ATTACKS ON STAFF CARS
Following further arson attacks on staff vehicles in establishments, we wanted to ensure that staff were fully sighted on the ongoing work SPS are undertaking both internally and jointly with Police Scotland colleagues, and provide assurance that these matters are being treated with the utmost seriousness.