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Brief Report on Branch Meeting held last week......

MEMBERS APPALLED AT TRADE UNION BLACKLIST REVELATIONS AT BRANCH MEETING

UNISON members in Waltham Forest were treated to a powerful personal account of the impact of trade union black listing from our guest speaker at the Branch meeting last week. Christian Clark told the meeting about the blacklisting of trade unionists in the construction industry. Speaking from personal experience and on behalf of the Blacklist Support Group, Christian described how huge construction companies such as Kier and Carillion Continue reading

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Branch Meeting Notes......

Attached are the notes from the Branch Meeting Meeting held on 17 October 2013.

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Branch Meeting – 17 October 2013......

The next Branch Meeting will be held next Thursday on 17 October 2013.   Please see the attached notice:

Meeting Notice

 

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Branch Meeting 17 October......

The meeting will take place at the Town Hall Council Chamber 12 noon to 2pm. The meeting will discuss Health and Safety in Waltham Forest – members who have any health and safety concerns can bring them to the meeting. We hope to have a speaker from the Blacklist Support Group and we will also debate any motions sent into the office up to the day before the meeting.

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Diary note – AGM Thursday 13 February 2014......

Our AGM will take place in the Council Chambers at Waltham Forest Town Hall at 12-2pm with another session for those who can’t make lunchtime 4-6pm.  Refreshments will be provided at lunchtime.  Information on speakers etc will be available nearer the time.

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Branch Meeting 17th October......

The next Branch Meeting will take place at 12 noon on Thursday 17 October in the Council Chambers, Waltham Forest Town Hall.  Put the date in your diary!

 

 

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Waltham Forest UNISON Members say NO to Derisory Pay Offer......

peanut-pay-packetUNISON members in Waltham Forest have voted to reject the measly pay offer of 1%. The offer is an insult to the hard working public servants and service providers of Waltham Forest and comes on the heels of a three year pay freeze. Members generally are about 16% worse off that they were three years ago as a result of this unfair and unjust pay policy. Our members working in jobs that involve shift work and weekend working are even worse off. They are now about 26% down on where they were three years ago thanks to the Council imposed new contracts issued last year on a ‘sign it or be sacked’ basis. Continue reading

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Branch Meeting 12 June – Agenda and Motions......

The meeting will discuss the pay claim, Ascham Homes Terms and Conditions, the Anti-Blacklisting Campaign, our local campaign to win back weekend enhancements for weekend workers, instructing delegates to national conference and local workplace issues. Continue reading

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Conference – Visitors Opportunity......

Members are invited to visit the Local Government Conference which runs from Sunday 16th to Monday 17th June and the National Delegate Conference which runs from Tuesday 18th to Friday 21st June 2013. It is being held in Liverpool and we have two visitors places available for any member interested in coming. You can choose to come along just for a couple of days if you wish. Hotel accommodation is already booked and paid for. Your fares will be paid by the branch and you will receive a subsistence allowance of £40 for each full day that you attend. Continue reading

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Conference – Last Call for Delegates!!......

The closing date for registering at this year’s national UNISON Conference is Friday 22nd March. Continue reading

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