Tag Archives: Unison

Statement regarding tribunal

A spokesperson for Somerset County Council said: “Following the transfer of the Learning Disabilities Provider Service to Discovery in April 2017, Unison brought an employment tribunal claim against Somerset County Council and Discovery. “This was relating to the adequacy of the information provided to staff prior to the transfer and the claim was due to […]

Council commitment to apprentices

Somerset County Council has underlined its commitment to apprentices by signing the UNISON Apprenticeship Charter. The Charter is a pledge to make sure apprentices at the Council get high-quality training; appropriate support, supervision and pay. Over the past three years the authority has invested in more than 300 apprenticeships and expects another 50 apprenticeships to […]