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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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Branch elections start now

electAttached is the nomination form for the election of branch officers for 2015. A new Branch Secretary, Branch Chair and Branch Treasurer need to be found as the present holders of those positions will all be standing down. All the other positions on the form are also up for election so please consider standing for a position. With so many of the senior posts being vacated this is an exciting time for the branch  and the dawning of a new era. Please have a look at the form and talk to your UNISON colleagues. Consider who you would like to see as the lead representatives of your UNISON branch and nominate them (with their agreement of course). Read more ›

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UNISON, GMB and Unite all vote to accept paltry pay offer. Our members vote to reject.

Following yesterday’s Regional Local Government Committee meeting we are now aware of the outcome of the Branch Pay Consultation Ballot. Read more ›

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Waltham Forest Trades Council Public Meeting – Stop TTIP – 25th November

Halting the march of corporate power why we must stop the TTIP 7.30pm Tuesday 25 November, Quaker House, 1a Jewel Road, Walthamstow, E17 4QU.  Download a leaflet…. Want to know more – download a briefing from the University and Colleges Union (UCU) – click here…..

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SERTUC Young Workers Network “Pizza Film Night” – 27 November

Part of Young Workers Month showing “Made in Dagenham” Thursday 27 November 6pm Congress House.  All young people welcome whether you are in a trade union or not.  http://www.youngworkersmonth.org/events/sertuc-pizza-and-a-pint-film-night/  

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Reps Training Day – 5 December 2014‏

Friday 5th December from 10:00 am – 4pm in the Community Room, Vestry House Museum, Vestry House, Walthamstow, E.17.  Lunch and refreshments provided.  Click here for more information

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Special Offers from UNISON Travel Club

Award-winning Holidays to Egypt  4* Plus Hotel From £345pp 7 Nights All Inclusive Includes Flights, Hotel, Transfers & 20KG Luggage Read more ›

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Result of Pay Consultation Ballot

The deadline for the return of ballot papers has passed and the results of the pay consultation are as follows:

Voted to accept the offer – 61

Voted to reject the offer – 162

We will inform members of the results of the national ballot when they are available.

 

 

 

 

 

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Vote to reject the pay offer – deadline 12 noon on 13 November

The Waltham Forest UNISON Branch Committee met last week and agreed to recommend to our members to reject the pay offer. Read more ›

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Retired Members’ Meeting 2 December 2014

The next Retired Members’ meeting will take place on 2nd December at 13.30 for 14.00 at the Waltham Forest Social Club in the Town Hall grounds. Read more ›

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Government to launch care investigation as MPs debate pay

The government minister for care today conceded to a call from UNISON to launch a proactive investigation by HMRC into the care sector to combat widespread, illegal levels of pay. Read more ›

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