Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Show support for ‘amazing’ NHS staff risking their lives on front line, says UNISON......

Everyone across the country is being urged to join a mass round of applause later today (Thursday) for NHS and care staff in a campaign backed by UNISON.  Click here to read more.

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The right to a decent and secure home......

Housing is one of the biggest issues facing working people today – particularly for low-paid public service workers who do so much for our communities. Decent affordable housing along with decent pay are the very least they deserve.  Click here to read more.

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HeartUnions Week: celebrating what unions have achieved for workers and why we need them now more than ever......

Strong unions, better workplaces.  Click here to read more.

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WF Trades Council comment on jailing of employer for worker manslaughter......

Following the jailing of Han Rao for four years for the manslaughter of employee Marian Iancu at The Old Bailey today a spokesperson from Waltham Forest Trades Council said:

“The sentence handed to Mr Rao for the manslaughter of employee Mr Iancu whilst going about his work reflects the seriousness with which the courts can regard this kind of crime, albeit with a relatively short prison term given the nature of the crime. Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia......

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Heart UNISON 2020 – 10 – 16 February 2020......

A strong union is our best defence as we face the challenges of the 2020s.  Click here to read more.

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‘I don’t want bailiffs to come to the door’ – how debt affects us and how UNISON can help......

UNISON’s Debtline service is available to all our members to help you manage money and deal with debt. We offer free confidential advice to help you clear your debts.  Click here to read more.

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Branch office closure Christmas 2019......

We would like to take this opportunity of wishing all our members a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

The office will be closed from 2pm on Tuesday 24th December 2019 with limited cover over the holiday and will re-open on Monday 6th January 2020. Continue reading

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Iain Duncan Smith defends US food standards including chlorinated chicken amid fears of Trump trade deal......

Senior Conservative MPs have dismissed concerns over US food practices such as chlorinating chicken and allowing a certain amount of fly eggs in drinks as “tired old lefty rhetoric” as the government looks to tear away from the hygiene standards expected by the EU to broker a trade deal across the Atlantic.  Click here to read more.

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Lime trees saved from the axe in revised plans for the Mall, Walthamstow, development......

An avenue of Lime trees at threat of being felled to make way for a housing and shopping centre development have been saved. Click here to read more.

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