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“using the union was a positive experience” – writes a member

Joining UNISON is the best decision I have made in years. Having worked in the Private Care Sector for several years, I had often thought about joining UNISON but felt that it would not be worth my while. However, after months of difficulties with my unsupportive and disorganised management, I decided it was time to join up. Despite having been a UNISON member for less than 6 months the union represented me without question and with complete commitment and professionalism.  
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Workers’ Memorial Day – Monday 28 April

At 1.00pm on Monday 28 April, Walthamstow Assembly Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JD

Waltham Forest Trades Council, supporting unions, campaigners, and relatives of those killed at or by work will gather outside Walthamstow Assembly Hall to remember the dead and to continue to fight for the living! Read more ›

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Waltham Forest Council restructuring proposals

Members should read the proposals even if they are not directly affected as the plans could have an indirect impact on the  service they currently receive, particularly around ICT support. Read more ›

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UNISON Travel Club Offers for London Members

This month’s best offers from your UNISON Travel Club Read more ›

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May Day 2014

Thursday 1st May – London May Day honours Bob Crow and Tony Benn.  Full details are on this flyer

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London Labour Film Festival

The London Labour Festival opens next Monday.  Full details are here: http://londonlabourfilmfest.com/  There are some great films showing.

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Croyde Bay UNISON- Half Price Self Catering Sale!

Self catering cottages and suites in stunning North Devon – only £125 per cottage or suite! Read more ›

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Remember the dead and fight for the living

wmd logoMonday 28th April is the International Workers Memorial Day, a day when the trade union movement remembers those who have died as a result of their work and renews its commitment to fight for better health and safety for those still working.

This year, the day has particular resonance as deaths at work are rising at the same time as regulations are being weakened and enforcement of health and safety rules and regulations is being seriously reduced. Read more ›

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Vote to reject the paltry pay rise offer!

Reminder – the closing date for the return of ballot papers is Thursday 17 April at 12 noon.  All local government members should have received a ballot paper. Please ensure you return yours!

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A Tale of Bob in Barnet

This A Tale of Bob in Barnet” video provides an insight into the challenges facing Barnet UNISON and their members. Read more ›

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Support Palestinian prisoner rights – protest G4S

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