Category: Miscellaneous

One in three working parents unable to afford meals, study finds

More than one in three working parents cannot afford to have regular meals, according to research by the Living Wage Foundation.  Click here to read more.

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Public Services Shareholders at 7 biggest outsourcing companies see dividends rise by two thirds

Shareholders in Britain’s seven biggest outsourcing companies have seen their dividends balloon by two thirds since 2010 as the government runs public services further into the ground, according to new TUC research published today.  Click here to read more.

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Royal Mail and CWU agree ‘Menopause at Work’ guide

A detailed guide for Royal Mail managers – Supporting women at work through the menopause – will be the first of its kind for the company when it launches this month, reports CWU national health, safety and environment officer Dave

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Council to buy iconic theatre where The Beatles played for £2.6m

The former Granada cinema, also known as the EMD, in Walthamstow’s Hoe Street is set to become a 1,000-seat venue to host the biggest names in UK and international comedy, pantomimes, film screenings and more.   The historic Grade II*

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Waltham Forest Council has breached data protection laws

A WALTHAM Forest Council employee uploaded a video containing “sensitive information” to Youtube, a report filled with damning personal data breaches has revealed.  Click here to read more.

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Too many women facing blatant pregnancy discrimination

Mums to be deserve much better protection under the law.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest Council report reveals internal fraud investigations

A council investigated 13 cases of fraud involving its own staff or partners between April 2017 and January 2018. A Waltham Forest Council report has revealed the authority internally declared and dealt with 13 incidents of fraud.  Click here to

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Labour Party Mayoral Candidate

Unison Waltham Forest are proud to support our fellow Unison comrade, Rokhsana Fiaz, in her bid to become the Labour Party Mayoral Candidate in London Borough of Newham for the May 2018 local elections. #NewhamRokhs #RokhsTheVote  

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Waltham Forest named first ever Borough of Culture

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced the news at a ceremony at City Hall yesterday.  Click here to read more.

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Half a million kids of public-sector workers will be living in poverty by spring

HALF A MILLION children of public-sector workers will be living in poverty by April, sensational new figures reveal today. The TUC research shows that the figure has shot up by a whopping 40 per cent since 2010 — and that

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