Monthly Archives: May 2019

Together against Trump 4 June......

Trafalgar Square 11:00am–4:00pm

A rally and demonstration against the visit to the UK of USA President Donald Trump.  Click here to read more.

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Number of over-70s still in work more than doubles in a decade......

Despite benefits of working into retirement, campaigners say figures point to pensioner poverty in UK.  Click here to read more.

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Council still investing in fossil fuels, despite promise to stop......

The council has revealed £29.5million worth of investments in oil and gas, but has not disclosed any coal investments.  Click here to read more.

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UN report compares Tory welfare policies to creation of workhouses......

Ministers in denial about impact of austerity since 2010, says poverty expert.  Click here to read more.

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The problem with NHS outsourcing......

Local service collapse shows NHS outsourcing doesn’t work, argues Norma Dudley from Waltham Forest Save Our NHS (WFSONHS).  Click here to read more.

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Climate proof our work......

We have a climate crisis: extreme weather events are already destroying jobs and livelihoods.

Workers are on the frontline of climate change. We have just 11 years to stabilise the planet at a 1.5 degree temperature rise.  Click here to read more.

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Care homes failing to meet fire safety standards......

Care homes across two boroughs are not meeting fire safety standards.

The London Fire Brigade conducted an audit after the Grenfell Tower tragedy and found a total of 34 care homes in Waltham Forest and 20 care homes in Redbridge were failing to meet the required standards.  Click here to read more.

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Time to nominate your health hero......

UNISON-sponsored awards for health and care support workers are being held for the fourth time.  Click here to read more.

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Construction firms in lawsuit over £55m payout to blacklisted trade unionists......

Eight groups take legal action to make Amec Foster Wheeler pay part of compensation.  Click here to read more.

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Council still investing tens of millions in fossil fuels despite divest pledge......

Waltham Forest Council still has tens of millions of pounds invested in fossil fuel companies – including BP and Shell – two-and-a-half years after pledging to divest its pension fund.  Click here to read more.

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