Daily Archives: 19/04/2017

This election will be about the future of our public services......

Theresa May has promised repeatedly that there would be no general election before 2020. Yesterday, we had further proof that you can’t trust a word that the Prime Minister says – something which the British people will have to bear in mind every time she makes another false promise during this election campaign. Continue reading

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Unison admin worker supports protests calling for South Africa’s President Zuma to step down......

A Unison admin worker wearing black at the Mandela House Museum, Soweto in support of protests calling for President Zuma’s ousting as South Africa’s credit rating was downgraded to junk earlier this month.

Anyone travelling with children should check the entry requirement in South Africa. Parents will be asked to show the child’s full unabridged birth certificate and there are additional requirements if the child is with only one parent.

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Solidarity and the miners’ strike......

Friday 28 April 3-5pm London Metropolitan University with Mike Jackson (LGSM), Sally Davison and Liz French (Betteshanger women’s support group). Register here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/solidarity-and-the-1984-5-miners-strike-oral-history-project-tickets-32959702357

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TUC conference on insecure work......

Tuesday 23 May with Frances O’Grady TUC, Matthew Taylor (Taylor Review) and more. Booking (free) now open at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tuc-conference-on-insecure-work-tickets-33275288283

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May Day event......

Assemble at Clerkenwell Green, march to Trafalgar Square.  Click here for more information.

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Workers’ Memorial Day, Friday 28th April......

Come along and join Unison to ‘remember the dead: fight for the living’ at 1pm at Waltham Forest Town Hall with speakers from Unite, WF trades council, London Hazards Centre, NUT, Thompsons Solicitors

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Working time, breaks and holidays......

The law relating to your working time is complicated. Some bad employers take advantage of this to deny staff their rights. Others may not understand what the law requires.

Step by step, this leaflet explains weekly hours limits and night working limits; and your rights to breaks, rest periods and paid holiday.

This short guide is not a full statement of the law. If your rights are being ignored get advice from your trade union about taking action to enforce them. Download Working time, breaks and holidays booklet (PDF)

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SERTUC Race Relations Committee: Migration of Labour – History of Irish Immigrants to Britain......

SERTUC Race Relations Committee: Migration of Labour – History of Irish Immigrants to Britain

Saturday 13 May 2017 – 1pm – 4.30pm, TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

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REVEALED: The shocking scale of council ‘fat cats’ earning over 100k......

THE STAGGERING number of council staff raking in over £100,000 for jobs in town halls across east London and Essex has been revealed. Click here to read more.

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The con of ‘consultation’......

How much say do we actually have in Waltham Forest Council decisions?  Click here to read more.

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