Daily Archives: 15/06/2016

Join us at LGBT+ Community Pride march on 25 June......

UNISON is building for the biggest, noisiest, most visible trade union presence ever on the march this year.  All welcome.

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TUC Re-thinking organising sessions – Unions and Young Workers......

Date and time of event: Wed 15 Jun 2016 – 17:00 to 19:00
Venue: TUC, Congress House, London WC1B 3LS
Costs: Free

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Pension v ISA: what future for workplace saving?......

Date and time of event: Mon 27 Jun 2016 – 14:30 to 16:30
Venue: Congress House,Great Russel St, London
Costs: Free
The coming year will be pivotal for the future of UK retirement savings with a major review of automatic enrolment and the launch of a potential rival to workplace pensions in the Lifetime ISA.

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Thinking and Talking About: Reframing Racism in the Labour Market......

Date and time of event: Sat 25 Jun 2016 – 10:30 to 13:00
Venue: TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London
Costs: Free Admission (Registration Essential) – Limited Spaces
The TUC is a partner in a project with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to look at recent research on ethnicity and poverty, and the need for a new narrative on race equality.
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New professional standards for teaching assistants published......

New professional standards for teaching assistants, which were scrapped by the government earlier this year, were brought back to life and published last Friday by a group made up of unions and educational experts.

The new standards, that help clarify the roles of teaching assistants, will bring them into line with their teacher and headteacher colleagues, both of whom already have their own sets of standards. Continue reading

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Legacy of Muhammad Ali! ‘I AM ALI’ screening on Thurs 23 June 2016......

This event will be held at the St Ann’s Library, Cissbury Road, Tottenham, London, N15 5PU (approx 10 mins walk from Seven Sisters Station). On street parking. Buses 67, 259, 279 stop nearby. Doors open at 6.30pm, the event will start 7pm.  Admission will be FREE, donations would be appreciated.

Seating is unreserved, available on a first come first services basis.  Those who book their tickets get priority entrance.  Secure your free ticket here Continue reading

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Take 30 seconds to ask your MP to oppose the coup in Brazil......

Ask Your MP Here to Sign the Statement Against the Coup in Brazil
On Friday, The Guardian published a letter from 20 parliamentarians arguing that Dilma Rousseff’s suspension is an insult to democracy in Brazil, which you can read here.   Please take 30 seconds to support democracy and social progress in Brazil.
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Miami 5 Freedom Tour......

CSC have announced that René González and Gerardo Hernández, will be coming to Britain for the Miami Five Freedom Tour this July.  The Public Meeting in London is being held on Friday 15 July at 6.30pm in Mander Hall, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London.  Click here to see full tour dates.  Entry to all public events is free.

 

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