Monthly Archives: September 2012

We are marching on Saturday 20th October......

Remember we are marching on Saturday 20 October.  Join your trade union colleagues and march against austerity.

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Campaigning for 20th October......

It is really important for our futures and any pay claim next year that we all do our best to support the 20th October march. This newsletter shows how members living in Leeds intend to be down in London on that Continue reading

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Join the TUC National Demo on 20 October. Only 5 weeks to go!......

The Government’s economic plan – cutting hundreds of thousands of jobs, slashing vital public services, an ongoing pay freeze and attacks on the welfare state – is making the economy worse not better and the demonstration on Saturday 20 October under the banner ‘march for a future that works’ will demand an alternative. Continue reading

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Support the Miami 5......

The annual vigil for the Miami Five was held outside the American Embassy last night and was addressed by various trade union leaders and Aleida Guevara (Che’s daughter) . The Cuba Solidarity Campaign is asking all trade unionists to support an Early Day Motion in Parliament to press the American government to allow proper visitation rights for the wives of the 5. Amnesty International and many other humanitarian groups around the world are supporting the campaign. Continue reading

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Branch Agrees UNISON Pay Claim......

UNISON in Waltham Forest members who were consulted by email and gave their opinion to the branch office voted unanimously to support the UNISON national proposal to submit a pay claim for a “substantial flat rate increase on all scale points”. Continue reading

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Recruitment Competition......

We are holding a Recruitment Competition in order to increase membership throughout the Branch.   This will run throughout the year and would involve members who wish to take part registering with the Branch Office.   Attached is a form for registration, please complete and return it if you would like to take part.  Continue reading

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UNISON Welfare Fundraiser 23rd September......

I attach a flyer for a UNISON Welfare fundraiser. For those of you who do not know, UNISON Welfare is our trade union’s charity set up to help members who fall on to hard times and financial trouble. UNISON Welfare helps out with money advice, loans and grants. Continue reading

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UNISON Greater London Black History Month Event 26th October......

Attached is a poster and a taster session quiz for the UNISON Greater London Black History Month Quiz. If any UNISON member wants to attend or wants to try and get a quiz team together please contact the office on 0208 496 4703.

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Local Government Pension Scheme Consultative ballot results......

Attached is the full ballot result for the Pensions ballot.

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Brian Whyte, Branch Treasurer is leaving UNISON Waltham Forest......

Our Branch Treasurer is leaving and we would like to thank him for his efforts and wish him all the best in his new job.  Continue reading

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