AGM, Tuesday 10th March......
An elderly woman has been sleeping on her sofa for two years to escape a major mould infestation in the bedroom of her council flat. Click here to read more.
UNISON’s women’s conference meets in Bournemouth tomorrow, where a packed agenda awaits.
With the UK having just started its first full year under a Boris Johnson government, one of the dominant themes at conference will be continuing austerity – because, aside from the announcement of a rise in the national minimum wage to come in the spring, election campaign promises to end austerity have yet to be realised. Click here to read more.
The pay claim for council workers is affordable and will provide benefits for the wider economy across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, according to a new analysis published today (Wednesday) by UNISON. Click here to read more
Housing is one of the biggest issues facing working people today – particularly for low-paid public service workers who do so much for our communities. Decent affordable housing along with decent pay are the very least they deserve. Click here to read more.
HeartUnions Week: celebrating what unions have achieved for workers and why we need them now more than ever......
Strong unions, better workplaces. Click here to read more.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
Following the jailing of Han Rao for four years for the manslaughter of employee Marian Iancu at The Old Bailey today a spokesperson from Waltham Forest Trades Council said:
“The sentence handed to Mr Rao for the manslaughter of employee Mr Iancu whilst going about his work reflects the seriousness with which the courts can regard this kind of crime, albeit with a relatively short prison term given the nature of the crime. Continue reading
Relatives of a man who starved to death after his benefits were stopped have said the system is “not fit for purpose”. Click here to read more.