Daily Archives: 12/02/2014

AGM – THURSDAY 13TH FEBRUARY......

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speakers:

  • Jonathan Jeffries – College of North East London on pension changes
  • John McLaughlin – Tower Hamlets UNISON Branch on pay campaign

See attached flyer for further details

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Black Members Self-Organised Group......

The Black Members Group within Walthamstow Branch would like to reform in February 2014 and will be having a re-launch.  We aim to promote equality and diversity in the workplace through pay and job opportunities and to prevent racist practices in employment.

When and where: Friday 28th February, 12-2pm at the William Morris Community Centre, Greenleaf Road, E17 6QQ. Continue reading

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Hands off our unions! – sign the petition......

Sign the petition supporting Barnet UNISON who face having facility time removed from them by the Tory Council. Continue reading

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Please sign the petition......

The petition is calling on INDECON to convene a public enquiry into the existence of death squads in the police force and the policy of extrajudicial killings in Jamaica.

http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/mr-terrence-williams-conduct-a-public-enquiry-into-the-policy-of-police-extrajudicial-killings-in-jamaica-now Continue reading

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Bolivia Information Forum – Emergency Appeal for Funds......

Since 2006, the Bolivia Information Forum (BIF) has provided information and analysis of events in Bolivia, free of charge. These services have repeatedly been commended for their quality by those who receive them. In a survey last year, 73% of respondents rated BIF bulletins as useful or very useful, and also rated them highly for accessibility and reliability. Continue reading

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Guardian Debate 13 Feb, London Branch 20 Feb and other events......

Colombia’s resources: blessing or curse?

Guardian Debate at the British Museum, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG Date: Thursday 13 February 2014 Continue reading

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UNISON Black Members Update......

2014 UNISON Black Members’ Conference

The 2014 UNISON Black members’ conference took place on 17 – 19 January at the Brighton Centre. Speakers included General Secretary, Dave Prentis, UNISON President, Maureen Le Marinel, Sadiq Khan MP, Junior Smart, St. Giles Trust and Marcia Rigg, Sean Rigg Justice Campaign. To view the press releases on the conference, click on the links below: Continue reading

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Chavez commemoration lecture with Tariq Ali......

Follow this link to an interesting event coming up on Feb 20th. Essential to book, though it’s free. Continue reading

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EVS opportunities in Palestine......

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES IN PALESTINE for people under 30 (funded by EVS) Continue reading

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Stand up to racism – Rally and Parade – March 22 : UN Anti-Racism Day......

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