Monthly Archives: September 2018

UNISON Response & Comments to Business Support & Customer service restructure.......

Dear Martin, please see questions and comments to the business support restructure. UNISON will be submitting another document with further recommendations prior to the end of the consultation period but hope you take into consideration our concerns.  Read the full response here Restructure response part 1 BS CSC

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Calls for London to be rent controlled city......

Campaigners say London should be turned into a rent-controlled city, similar to New York. Click here to read more.

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TUC London, East and South East Pensioners’ Network Annual Seminar: Isolation and Loneliness ​​​​​​​......

Date: 9 Apr 2019
Time:  10:00 to 15:30
Location:TUC Congress Hous,23-28 Great Russell StreetWC1B 3LS London
Cost: Free
Click here for further information.
 
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UNISON AGM, 5th March 2019......

12-2pm in the Council Chamber, Waltham Forest Town Hall.  All members welcome.

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Housing crisis drives more than 1m private tenants deeper into poverty......

Lack of social housing and rise in universal credit sanctions hit low-income families hardest, report warns.  Click here to read more.

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Minimum wage: Workers underpaid by record £15.6m......

A record £15.6m worth of underpayment to UK workers has been discovered by the government in the past year. Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest in bottom four councils for homelessness......

Waltham Forest is one of the worst boroughs in London for homelessness levels and levels of temporary accommodation outside the borough. Waltham Forest is one of the worst boroughs in London for homelessness levels and levels of temporary accommodation outside the borough.   Click here to read more.

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Shoulder to shoulder: Women’s pensions rally......

10 October 2018 12:00pm–6:00pm, Reformer’s Tree, Hyde Park, London.  Click here to read more.

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Unions and employers link up to fight for colleges......

In an unprecedented move, the employers, all the further education unions in England – UNISON, UCU, GMB, ASCL, NEU and AMiE – and students will join together on 17 October to lobby MPs at Parliament for proper funding for colleges.  Click here to read more.

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UNISON calls for new government inquiry into academy chain accused of misusing public funds......

Due to be broadcast tonight, BBC’s Panorama programme looks at Bright Tribe – which runs ten schools in England – receiving funding for work on schools that was either not finished or simply never carried out.  Click here to read more.

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