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Modern work-life?

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UK Black Pride

24 June 2017 12:00pm–7:00pm – London Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Vauxhall, London, SE11 5HL

Carnival themed Big Picnic in the park family music festival, with a main stage, live music and entertainment

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AGM 9th March 2017

We had speakers from Waltham Forest Trades Council, Save Our NHS and UNISON national. Click here to view more photos.

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Zero-hours contracts allow bosses to treat workers like “disposable labour”, says TUC

– Growth in zero-hours working is costing the exchequer almost £2bn a year

– Zero-hours workers earn a third less an hour than average workers

Click here to read more

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Take Action: The Chair of PSC deported from Israel

Last week, the Knesset passed a law to ban entry to foreigners who advocate the non-violent boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement.

On Sunday night, the first victim of this new law was PSC chair Hugh Lanning, who was detained overnight and deported from Israel on Monday morning. PSC believe that he is now permanently barred from the country. In the past Hugh has been able to travel many times to visit Israel and Occupied Palestine. Read more ›

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Christian Kitchen charity that feeds 50 homeless every night risks closing after Branches Hostel in Walthamstow throws them out

A CHARITY that provides hot meals for people sleeping rough may be forced to close after a homeless hostel told them they can no longer cook on their premises.  Click here to read more.

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International Workers’ Memorial Day 28th April

UNISON Waltham Forest Local Government branch and the local Trades Council are to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April 2017 at 1:00pm–2:00pm Read more ›

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AGM Thursday 9th March at 12 noon

Our AGM will be held in the Council Chamber, Waltham Forest Town Hall 12-2pm. All members welcome.  Apart from the formal business of the day (agenda attached) there will be stalls and lunch will be provided.  There will also be a free raffle.

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The £2 Million Per Day Housing Waste

COUNCILS are spending a whopping £2 million a day on temporary accommodation for homeless families because of an ongoing shortage of truly affordable housing, the Local Government Association (LGA) has announced.  Click here to read more.

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Retired members’ AGM

The retired members AGM will take place in Room 2 at Waltham Forest Town Hall on Tuesday 21 March at 1.30pm.

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