Daily Archives: 11/06/2014

Remember to vote in the ballot – it’s important......

All UNISON members who work directly for the Council should have received a ballot paper by now. If you have not then please call the Ballot Hotline on 0800 0 857 857. Lines are open Monday to Friday from 6am to midnight and 9am to 4pm on Sundays. This line closes on 18th June – one week from now, so make sure you contact them if you need a ballot paper.

Today saw the Regional Officers attend the branch and they spoke to the members who attended our branch meeting. It is a shame that more of you were not there to hear the Regional Officer and Area Organiser
explain how UNISON is campaigning for better pay for Local government workers. Nationally, on average, local government workers are earning £4,000 less per year than when the coalition took power. In Waltham Forest our lowest paid members have also had to put up with the Labour Council cutting their take home pay by removing all staff pay benefits that only applied to lower paid workers. Continue reading

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UNISON Black Members’ Re-launch......

Click here to read about the relaunch of the group and how you can get involved.

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Return of the Rudeboy @ Somerset House 13 June – 25 August 2014......

Don’t forget Somerset House this Summer……………..

http://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/return-of-the-rudeboy Continue reading

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Saturday 14 June – Film Screening & Launch Event 21 June 2014......

Brother Outsider: the life of Bayard Rustin, a film by Bennett Singer and Nancy Kates

The Club Theatre, RADA studios, Saturday 14 June at 3:00pm, Tickets – £5

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Diane Abbott MP, Owen Jones, Jean Lambert MEP join UAF conference 14 June‏......

Listed below is the list of speakers at the UAF conference on Saturday. Continue reading

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The following disputes would benefit from your support......

UCU Lambeth College

From 5 June onwards, strike action

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Open meeting 16 June: Where next for TUSC in Waltham Forest?......

5,482 votes: Where next for TUSC in Waltham Forest?

Open TUSC committee meeting Continue reading

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TUC national demonstration Saturday 18 October......

Is the recession over in your household?  Demand your pay rise by marching on Saturday 18 October.  See attached flyer for more details.

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UNISON’s Tax Refund Service – check you’re not paying too much tax!......

Have you checked your tax code?

If you’ve not checked your tax code in the last 4 years, you might be in for a big surprise! Continue reading

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