Daily Archives: 05/11/2014

Branch Secretary Position......

Waltham Forest UNISON is the largest union representing council staff in Waltham Forest. Are you a Union Rep who would like to get more involved in the Branch? If so we are looking for a Branch Secretary who will take the branch forward in the future when the current post-holder retires next year. Continue reading

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Branch Pay Ballot – Have you voted yet?......

This is your opportunity to vote in the national branch consultation on the employers’ pay offer!  Make sure you vote and have your say on this pay offer.   If you have not received a ballot paper yet please contact the branch office.

The ballot paper has to be returned to the branch office by 12 noon on Thursday 13thNovember 2014.

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UNISON urges Government to ‘back up words with actions’ over illegal wages in homecare......

UNISON is urging the Government to follow its words with actions following Care Minister Norman Lamb’s request this morning that HMRC carry out a new set of investigations into illegal wages in the homecare sector. Continue reading

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Living Wage Week kicks off with new rates – and a warning......

Living Wage Week kicked off today with the revelation of how much workers need to earn before they they can provide the basics of life for themselves and their families without having to rely on their pay being topped up by in-work benefits. Continue reading

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Three sorry tales from Waltham Forest Academies......

Three Waltham Forest Academy Schools have been featured in both the local and national the press recently – and not for good reasons. Continue reading

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Owen Jones – 4th Jack Jones Lecture 2 December 2014......

Attached is a flyer giving information about a lecture by Owen Jones, Guardian columnist and author at The National Pensioners’ Education and Welfare Centre on Tuesday 2 December 2014, 6pm for 6.30pm.  Venue: Council Chamber, UNISON, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY. Continue reading

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Lost in UNISON course – 18 November‏......

This is an induction and taster session for potential and new stewards, also a refresher for those who attended the course some time ago.  You will: Continue reading

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