Daily Archives: 17/02/2016

AGM – 1 week to go!......

association-152746__180Our AGM is being held next Wednesday 24th February in the Council Chamber, Waltham Forest Town Hall 12-2pm and 4.50pm for those who can’t make the lunchtime meeting.  Before the AGM at 11.30am a Pensions Workshop will be held.  There will be stalls, speakers, feedback from conferences and many other items on the Agenda.  All members welcome.

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The big UNISON prize draw......

You could win up to £10,000 and make UNISON stronger.

For a chance to win £10,000 cash, one of three family holidays worth up to £2,000 or one of 20 health and dental plans worth up to £300* – all you and you need to do is make sure UNISON has up-to-date contact details.  Click here to read more.

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Blacklisting left us broke: The disgrace of families left on the edge by construction scandal......

A retired construction worker has told how he was deprived of half his life’s earnings through being ­blacklisted from work. Click here to read more.

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TTIP vs tax justice......

6 out Britain’s 10 biggest multinationals paid no corporation tax in 2014. In some cases, big corporations are even using TTIP-style ‘corporate courts’ to sue governments trying to collect taxes from them.  Click here to read more.

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UN labour body calls on government to review parts of Trade Union Bill......

International Labour Organisation requests that ministers look at proposals to lift ban on agency workers replacing those who are on strike.  Click here to read more.

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Corbyn: We Need a Strong Trade Union in Every Workplace......

Unions are the most effective force for social equality – which is why we should be proud of their link to the Labour Party, writes Jeremy Corbyn.  Click here to read more

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New Sentencing guidelines welcomed......

This month new guidelines on the sentencing of those who break health and safety laws come into effect.  Click here to read more

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Union safety reps save economy millions every year......

Union safety reps save economy millions every year, says TUC.  Click here to read more.

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Spy Laws Prompt Blacklist Fears......

Snoopers’ charter could lead to digital blacklist, warn law experts. Click here to read more

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