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  • CORDIA AND HOLIDAY PAY

    CORDIA AND HOLIDAY PAY

    Many of you will have received a letter from Cordia last week telling you that they had reached agreement to make a back dated payment of 8.3 % for holiday pay for 2017 only. I promised to check this with the unions and the council.

     

    First NO AGREEMENT WAS REACHED WITH THE UNIONS and they are annoyed that this has been misrepresented (although might have helped if they made this clear sooner). This is still important because sometimes employers argue agreements even in industrial meetings can bind staff. There is no suggestion at the moment that this payment is extended to in any way compromise your claims. We are seeking confirmation
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  • TRUST THE PROCESS

    TRUST THE PROCESS

    So we’ve had meeting 7 with the council. So far not a single thing has been agreed. There have been no “negotiations” on substantive issues. The council has insisted that we need to agree ‘the process’ first. They have even appointed a project manager to handle ‘the process’.

     

    Rather than spend even more time over this, we have engaged with the process. On that front we had a productive meeting yesterday. It is highly likely that we will finally have agreed the Terms of Reference in the next week or so.
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