Daily Archives: 19/06/2013

Workers’ Memorial Day 2013......

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The amount raised this year was a wonderful £265.62 which the Branch has donated to the Campaign against Asbestos in Schools.  Here is what Michael Lees, the Campaign Organiser, had to say: Continue reading

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Local Government Conference......

Dave Knight and Sylvia Adjei attended the two day Local Government Conference.  The major item on the agenda was the government cuts.  There was a lot of discussion around the pay ballot.  The result of the ballot in Scotland was that they rejected the ballot, members in Scotland are going to be balloted for industrial action at the end of this month.  England, Wales and Northern Ireland reluctantly accepted the 1% offer.  Our branch, Greater London Region and the North West Region all rejected the offer.  There was an 18% turnout.  Conference demanded a more vigorous campaign next year. Continue reading

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