Daily Archives: 20/11/2013

Branch elections......

UNISON in Waltham Forest wants to encourage UNISON members to get involved in all aspects of the branch  – all UNISON members are encouraged to join in our annual branch elections. Continue reading

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Safety alert! Be careful with Social Media.......

icons 3dMembers can find themselves having to face questions from their managers for a number of reasons.  They can face allegations of breach of confidentiality or more generally bringing the company into disrepute due to comments about the workplace or even downloaded photographs from work.  However staff can also face problems even when posting about issues that on the face of it have nothing to do with their employment.  This could be just jokey views on current affairs or any comments that might be taken out of context or misinterpreted. Continue reading

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Pensions Update......

The latest news on the Local Government Pension Scheme is attached.

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A living wage and credit unions......

UNISON was out campaigning for a living wage recently as part of national Living Wage Week. Continue reading

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European Federation of Public Service Unions Newsletter......

Follow this link to see the latest newsletter

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Mexico: Defend jailed workers – drop the charges now......

 

mexico Eric Lee picHelp your fellow trade unionists in Mexico!

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Colombian trade unionist murdered, others face immediate risk......

Oscar López Triviño was murdered on November 9 in the Colombian city of Bugalagrande a day after he and other members of his union, SINALTRAINAL, received death threats from paramilitaries. Continue reading

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Institute of Race Relations News......

Follow the link for the weekly digest

 

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Filipino Charity Calls for Compassion for Diaspora Workers in Time of Need......

The world has watched in shock at the destruction caused by the world’s strongest typhoon to ever hit land, centering on the city of Tacloban on the island of Leyte in the Philippines. There is already an estimate of more than 10,000 casualties, a number that is likely to rise considerably with reports of other communities being completely flattened with few known survivors. Continue reading

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PSC update: get involved in the campaign against ethnic cleansing – join lobby of Parliament!......

Please follow this link to the Palestine Solidarity Campaign website for further information.

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