Monthly Archives: June 2016

Join us for a picnic – 30th July......

picnic

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Mesothelioma Action Day – Friday 1st July......

Mesothelioma research infographic

UNISON will be collecting for this worthy cause on the Waltham Forest Town Hall Assembly Hall steps 8.30-10.15am.  Please show your support.

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In the words of Paul Simon – Set Yourself Free......

The problem is all inside your head she said to me
The answer is easy if you take it logically
I’d like to help you in your struggle to be free
There must be fifty ways to become a governor Continue reading

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People in Poverty Rises for the first time in 10 years......

TORY claims to be working for the most disadvantaged in society were dealt another blow yesterday when the number of people living in relative poverty increased for the first time in a decade.  Click here to read more

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How to make EAL pupils feel safer post-EU referendum......

“Bye bye, you’re going home”: playground ‘banter’.

“Leave the EU/No more Polish vermin”: anonymous leaflets left outside a primary school.

“Why are there only 10 white faces in this class? Why are you not educating the English?”: street harassment  reported by a KS1 teacher.

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Tomlinson Presses Amnesty To Come Clean Over Cop-Out......

Ricky Tomlinson door-stepped Amnesty International yesterday, demanding the rights charity fully come clean decades after it buckled under government pressure and turned its back on jailed trade unionists. Click here to read more.

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Unions and employers publicly unite to back remain and warn of “terrible gamble”......

The head of the TUC and the chief of Britain’s manufacturing employers’ organisation have joined together to warn that leaving the EU would be a “terrible gamble”.

Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the TUC, and Terry Scuoler, CEO of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, are publishing today (Wednesday) a joint statement that sets out the potential loss in manufacturing trade, and the knock on effects for business and employees, should Britain leave the EU.

In the unusual move, the employer and trade union bodies jointly call for a renewed focus in the final days of the campaign on the economic reality of a decision to leave the EU, and the impact it would have on working people and the businesses that employ them. Continue reading

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Charged to take your boss to court: Employment tribunal fees ‘will deny workers justice’......

Workers dismissed unfairly may have to pay £1,200 just to take boss to court.  Click here to read more.

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“Hard Hats for Education” – Call for support to families of workers injured or killed in Qatar......

The international media and institutions have highlighted the difficult working and living conditions of migration workers in the lead up to the preparations for the 2022 World Cup. Although accurate statistics of the number of migrant workers injured or killed working in Qatar is difficult to attain, based on data from the embassies present in Qatar, the figure is at least 1,200.   Continue reading

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Protect our children and teachers from asbestos exposure at school......

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