COVID REWARD – UPDATE

Colleagues,

Please see below update in relation to COVID Reward Payments.

£500 bonus petition & decision of COSLA Leaders 

Further to the motion agreed at Scottish Council our petition to call on the Scottish Government to extend the £500 bonus payment to all Covid responders is up here:

https://www.megaphone.org.uk/petitions/where-is-our-ps500

Please circulate this widely and encourage members, friendly elected representatives and family to join our call for equal treatment for all local government workers.

You can read COSLA Leaders press statement here:

https://www.cosla.gov.uk/news/2020/december-2020/cosla-leaders-welcome-scottish-government-commitment-to-a-deserved-payment-for-health-and-social-care-staff

Members will be kept up to date with any developments.

Thanks
Mark Ferguson
Branch Secretary