Category Archives: Health & Safety

Asbestos – still a risk!......

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Health and Safety Executive to Investigate Waltham Forest Council…Again!!!......

Waltham Forest faces another Health and Safety Executive investigation following the news of asbestos contaminated files in the Town Hall basement. This is not the first time Continue reading

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LBWF and the Town Hall asbestos: local Guardian articles......

The local Guardian has been keenly following this sorry tale. Here are their reports into this debacle. Continue reading

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LBWF and the Town Hall asbestos: from today’s Private Eye (no.1319 27/07-09/08)......

UNISON members who work at the Town Hall may have been alarmed by the stories in the local press that suggest the Council has discovered that it’s archive is contaminated by Continue reading

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Workers’ Memorial Day 2012......

This year, as Workers’ Memorial Day was on a Saturday, a ceremony was held on Friday 27th April, at the Town Hall complex. Continue reading

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Local Trade Unions Rally for those Killed and Injured at Work......

Trade unionists from UNISON, UNITE, RMT and NUJ gathered in the rain at Walthamstow Town Square under the slogan “Remember The Dead and Fight for the Living” to mark this year’s Workers Memorial Day. They were joined by local Continue reading

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International Visitor to Speak at Workers’ Memorial Day event......

Sanjay Verma a visitor from Bhopal, India will be one of those present at  the Workers’ Memorial Day event being held at the top of Walthamstow Market at 12.30pm, on Saturday 28 April to remember the dead and to  continue to fight for the living! Continue reading

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Workers’ Memorial Day......

As always Workers Memorial Day is on 28th April 2012. This year it falls on a Saturday so our branch will be running two events.  The first will be on Friday 27th April at the Town Hall from 1pm to 2pm when we will hold a remembrance rally outside the Assembly Hall. The branch will be selling the purple ribbons from early Friday Continue reading

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Workers’ Memorial Day Ceremony Friday 27 April at 1pm......

This year, as Workers Memorial Day falls on Saturday 28th April,  our ceremony at Walthamstow Town Hall will take place on Friday 27th April at 1p.m. Continue reading

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Residents First, Staff Last......

Residents First re-organisation is a shambles – it is affecting the health of many of the staff, especially in libraries. Staff are being forced to alter workplaces, workdays and hours. Continue reading

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