Monthly Archives: December 2011

Emergency Branch Meeting on 6 January at 12pm at Waltham Forest Town Hall......

Our branch finds itself under attack following the imposition of the new Council terms and conditions. Continue reading

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AGM Wednesday 1st February 2012......

The UNISON in Waltham Forest Branch AGM is taking place on 1st February in the Waltham Forest Town Hall Council Chamber. The meeting is open to all UNISON members so please encourage all your UNISON colleagues to attend.  There will be a meeting at 12-2pm and a buffet lunch will be provided.  There is an evening meeting 4-6pm for members unable to attend lunchtime meetings. Continue reading

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Children and Young People’s Services move to Juniper House......

Children and Young People’s Services are moving to Poll Tax House opposite the Central Bus Station. The planned move took place on Thursday 15th. December, except for Russell Road and 604 who will be moving on the 15th. January. Continue reading

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Strike – about our Hardship Scheme......

UNISON nationally does not pay strike pay until a dispute lasts longer than three days. At this point strike pay of £15 a day can be paid to all members taking industrial action. Full take home pay is only paid in certain circumstances during a national dispute. Continue reading

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Branch Meeting 6th January at 12pm......

UNISON’s Branch Chair has been made redundant under phase 12 of the Councils Transformation agenda. UNISON feel that this is victimisation of a Union Officer and will discussing what action the branch feel UNISON should take.

(originally posted.14.12.11)

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Nursery Nurses Meeting 5th January 2012......

A Nursery Nurses meeting is being held at 4.30pm in Committee Room 3, Waltham Forest Town Hall. Continue reading

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Latest News......

The UNISON Branch Meeting last week was well supported by UNISON members who were in a determined mood. Determined to resist the pernicious and cruel cuts that are being forced upon Councils by the Con Dem government, members agreed a motion that calls for the branch to take action to fight the cuts. Continue reading

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UNISON Christmas Social......

The UNISON in Waltham Forest Christmas Social will take place at the Waltham Forest Sports and Social Club in the Town Hall grounds from 5pm on Tuesday 13th December Continue reading

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Poacher turned Gamekeeper......

Most of our members now know Chris Robbins as the Council Leader who threatened to sack them if they did not sign up to worse terms and conditions. Things were different in 1986. Here is a younger Chris when he was editor of London SOGAT Post. In his editorial Continue reading

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