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The Local Government Association (LGA) has made a two-year pay offer from 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2020 for council, school and other members on NJC pay. Click here to read more.
Ballot papers for eligible NJC members will be sent out soon.
A disabled woman and her partner are about to be evicted. Despite having lived in a flat in Brighton Avenue for 20 years, having paid rent consistently, and kept the place in good order, the couple have been informed that the bailiffs will be arriving at 9am on Thursday 22nd February. Read more ›
TORIES could be gearing up to reintroduce employment tribunal fees, lawyers warned today as a feted shake-up of workers’ rights received a frosty reception from the labour movement. Click here to read more.
Collective deal covers around 900,000 metal and engineering workers but is expected to prompt changes across Germany and in other industries. Click here to read more.
More than £100 million has been spent by the Department for Work and Pensions on administering reviews and appeals against disability benefits in little more than two years, new figures show. Click here to read more.
“Heart Unions” week takes place between 12-16 February. As part of this, Waltham Forest Trades Union Council is organising campaign stalls to support the Bakers’ Union in it efforts to secure union recognition rights for people who work for McDonalds. There will be a campaign stall at Walthamstow McDonalds in Hoe Street and Leytonstone High Road from 11.30-2.30pm.
Speaking to around 100 strong audience at a meeting last Thursday organised by Waltham Forest Trades Council, John McDonnell, Labour Party Shadow Chancellor, spelt out how a Labour Government is “going to end the era of greed…nationalise rail, water energy and nationalise these PFI contracts. We’re going to make it a reality, and we’re going to do that by electing a Labour Government” Read more ›