Monthly Archives: April 2019

Council to blacklist firms that exploit workers or ban them from joining unions......

Conwy council is making moves to ensure firms who that don’t pay the minimum wage or won’t let workers join unions won’t get its contracts.  Click here to read more.

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Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion now has a group in Walthamstow......

The next rebellion against the extinction is planned for Monday 15th April, click here to read more.

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Workers’ Memorial Day and May Day joint commemoration......

A joint commemoration of Workers’ Memorial Day and May Day will be held on Sunday 28 April. All welcome. Annabelle Stanford, Waltham Forest Branch H&S Officer & Joint Trade Unions Convenor will be speaking.

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UNISON celebrates the “unsung heroes” of local government......

A new campaign will raise the profile of the union’s 600,000 local government members.  Click here to read more.

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Bridge The Gap......

Millwall football club pay men 80% more than women. While female staff at Ryanair take home 72% less than their male colleagues. And in the UK, on average, men earn 18% more than women*.  Click here to read more.

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One wage for all ages......

UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage.  Click here to read more.

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International Workers’ Memorial Day 28 April 2019......

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Number of children in absolute poverty across UK hits 3.7 million after increases of 200,000 in a year......

Campaigners say ‘avoidable’ rise in absolute child poverty is result of cuts to benefits and tax credits.  Click here to read more.

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National Demonstration for Palestine......

Saturday 11 May 12.00-16.00, Assemble 12 noon at Portland Place, march to Whitehall

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