• Covid-19 Recovery

    The Scottish Government is still on track to lift all restrictions by 9th August 2021. Whilst this will allow us much greater freedoms in our personal and social lives, as a responsible employer North Lanarkshire Council are keen to continue with some restrictions to keep all our staff safe and…

  • COVID-19 Recovery

    The Scottish Government is still on track to lift all restrictions by 9th August 2021. Whilst this will allow us much greater freedoms in our personal and social lives, as a responsible employer North Lanarkshire Council are keen to continue with some restrictions to keep all our staff safe and…

  • £400 payment for Teachers

    On 8 December 2020, in acknowledgement of the additional workload of national qualifications assessment in the absence of 2021 exams, John Swinney, the former Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, announced an exceptional one-off payment for teachers and lecturers to support delivery of the Alternative Certification Model (ACM) that is…

  • Asymptomatic Testing – Education & Families and Adult Health & Social Care staff

    Asymptomatic testing of Key Workers in Education & Families and Adult Health in Social Care is currently available in two forms: PCR Testing Programme Adult Support and In-House Services key workers who are registered with the Care Inspectorate have been included in the PCR testing programme to identify asymptomatic individuals. …

  • Shielding – Easing of level 4 restrictions – Guidance for Managers

    From 26 April 2021, the Scottish Government expect that people on the shielding list who are currently at Level 4 will be able to return to the workplace, if they cannot work from home. This is because, from this date, all areas now in Level 4 should move down to…

  • Shielding – Easing of level 4 restrictions

    From 26 April 2021, the Scottish Government expect that people on the shielding list who are currently at Level 4 will be able to return to the workplace, if they cannot work from home. This is because, from this date, all areas currently in Level 4 should move down to…

  • Festive closures 2020

    As part of a collective agreement in April 2012, the Council agreed to the closure of a number of council offices and other premises on the working days between Christmas and New Year.  Employees employed in these establishments are required to allocate 3 annual leave days to the festive closure,…

  • Support for the NHS

    Your NHS needs you! Support the NHS NHS Scotland has asked the council for help to fill a number of temporary roles that will help break the chain of transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our communities. These roles would be undertaken on top of your current NLC role, so is…

  • Guidance in the event of a workplace outbreak

    The below guidance should be followed in the event of a workplace outbreak (for non-educational establishments). For relevant documents, see the documents at the bottom of this page. For educational establishments, please consult the Head Teacher guidance for specific information on isolation and public health. All other information on this…

  • Home Working Scheme (Interim) – Manager guidance

    Following agreement with the joint trade unions and approval at the Recovery Group and CMT, the interim home working scheme has been launched with effect from 1st October 2020. The full scheme can be found below and provides detailed information and guidance to managers and employees in relation to supporting…