Monthly Archives: October 2014
Branch Pay Ballot......
This is your opportunity to vote in the national branch consultation on the employers’ pay offer! Everyone on NJC (Green Book) pay and conditions working in councils, schools, academies and other bodies such as ALMOs are covered by the pay proposals.
Ballot papers are currently being sent out via email and post. If you are entitled to vote and do not get a ballot paper contact the Branch Office. Continue reading
Time to make work better......
UNISON has welcomed a new report on making work better as a step in the right direction that politicians can’t afford to ignore
Making work better: an agenda for government has been published by the Smith Institute following an enquiry chaired by former ACAS chief Ed Sweeney. It calls for more secure jobs, better pay and a voice for people in the workplace. Continue reading
Under a law introduced by Margaret Thatcher all unions have to ballot their members every ten years to see if they want to maintain their political fund. The reason she did this was because she was fed up with trade unions using their political funds to be an effective campaign voice for their members! UNISON’s ten yearly ballot takes place in November, with ballot paper going out in the forthcoming edition of U magazine. Continue reading
Aleida will join hundreds protesting outside the US Embassy on Wednesday 3 December from 6-7.30pm for the annual Candlelight Vigil for the Miami Five. Continue reading
Members are probably wondering what is happening regarding the consultation on the employers’ recent pay proposal. The consultation has begun across the country but there are a couple of issues that need to be resolved with regard to the ballot in London because our pay scales are a little different to the national pay scales. Those issues should be ironed out today so that we can being the consultation exercise by the end of this week. So, please look out for information and your chance to vote on the proposal in your emails. Continue reading
Britain at Work......
Britain at Work London Project would like to interview retired people who worked in London between 1945-1995. Click here for further information.
Public Exhibition: 10am -5.30pm Friday, November 7th – Friday, December 5th. Click here for more information