Daily Archives: 31/10/2012

Launch of Facebook page......

We now have a Facebook page!

Make sure to click on the Like button on the upper right corner and please spread the word to your fellow UNISON members and colleagues.  Continue reading

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Victory rally in Walthamstow on Saturday......

Over 1,000 local people attended a victory rally in Hoe Street Walthamstow on Saturday 27th October.  The EDL had been banned from marching in the borough but we were still worried that they may try to hold a ‘static’ rally in Walthamstow. The Police then imposed further restrictions on them and refused to let them enter Waltham Forest . Continue reading

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New Year – New Skills......

Have you thought about learning new skills in 2013 ?

The College of North East London is running a series of short courses in 2013. They are free to Union members so why not think about signing up for a course? Continue reading

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London Living Wage Campaign – have you signed the petition?......

In East London we have hundreds of thousands of public sector workers and workers in the Private and Voluntary Sector.  A fair days pay for a fair days work may not be reaching for the sky but is all too often beyond the reach of workers providing vital services to the public.  It is a an hourly rate of pay, set independently, every year by the GLA in London. Currently £8.30 an hour (to be reviewed every November). Continue reading

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Change the World from your workplace......

Become a workplace responsible investment champion

FairPensions is running a day-long training session for people who want to use the power of their pension fund to campaign for social and environmental justice.

If you belong to a workplace pension scheme, this training is open to you. Continue reading

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