Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Miami Five are free!......

After 16 years of unjust imprisonment in US jails all of the Miami Five are now free and at home with their families in Cuba. On Wednesday 17 December, Cuba and the United States announced that a prisoner exchange would take place which would see Antonio, Gerardo and Ramon released and back home in Cuba. Continue reading

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Waltham Forest rakes in £3.2m profit for 2013/14......

London councils have been accused of “daylight robbery” over the hundreds of millions of pounds collected in parking charges and fines.  Click here to read the story from the local Guardian series newspaper.

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Injured workers find it harder to get justice......

The government’s “unnecessary, unjustified and misguided” attacks on health and safety regulation mean “it is now harder than ever to get justice after an injury at work and more important than ever to join a trade union”. Continue reading

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Help illegally underpaid care workers......

It’s Decent Jobs Week this week and, organised by the TUC, it aims to shine a light on our growing job crisis – the millions trapped in low-paid, insecure, zero-hours contracts. Continue reading

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£50 voucher to be won!......

There is still plenty of time to enter our recruitment competition (see flyer attached).  It is open to all members.  All you have to do is write your name on the top of application forms you send in and this is recorded.  The person who recruits the most wins!  Simply contact admin on 0208 496 4703 or email admin@unisonwalthamforest.org.uk if you wish to enter. Voucher will be presented at AGM on 4th March.  Good luck!

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Red Ladder Theatre Company performs “We’re Not Going Back” Tuesday17 February 2015......

Red Ladder is kindly offering discounted tickets to trade union members for a forthcoming performance:  Tuesday 17 February 2015, Performance starts at 7.30pm Continue reading

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UAF conference speakers announced......

UAF National Conference ‘Unite Against Racism and Fascism’  21 Feb 2015, TUC Congress House –   Click here to Register now

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Don’t buy Hewlett Packard this Christmas!......

In less than a week, more than 5,000 people have already signed PSC’s pledge to boycott Hewlett Packard products, click here to read more

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Volunteers wanted!......

younger volunteersWe are seeking volunteers to help with our AGM mailout. It is simply a matter of putting labels onto envelopes and stuffing/sealing envelopes. Last year we had a strong contingent older volunteersof retired members who helped us enormously and we were very grateful to them. We are very keen to hear from anyone who can spare an hour, two or even more to come in and help us. We will provide refreshments and a warm welcome! Continue reading

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Retired Members Meeting 2nd December 2014......

Minutes of meeting attached

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