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This election will be about the future of our public services

Theresa May has promised repeatedly that there would be no general election before 2020. Yesterday, we had further proof that you can’t trust a word that the Prime Minister says – something which the British people will have to bear

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Working time, breaks and holidays

The law relating to your working time is complicated. Some bad employers take advantage of this to deny staff their rights. Others may not understand what the law requires. Step by step, this leaflet explains weekly hours limits and night

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REVEALED: The shocking scale of council ‘fat cats’ earning over 100k

THE STAGGERING number of council staff raking in over £100,000 for jobs in town halls across east London and Essex has been revealed. Click here to read more.

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The con of ‘consultation’

How much say do we actually have in Waltham Forest Council decisions?  Click here to read more.

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Housing problems causing mental illness, says charity

Housing problems in England are causing people to suffer anxiety, depression and panic attacks, says Shelter. Click here to read more.

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Unison Welfare – There for You

here for members – how our charity helped this winter   More than 600 UNISON members struggling to pay for their heating, have been awarded over £30,000 thanks to UNISON’s dedicated welfare charity, There For You. Eight hundred and ten people

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Workers Memorial Day – 28th April 2017

REMEMBER THE DEAD – FIGHT FOR THE LIVING WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY, 28th APRIL 2017  Workers Memorial Day is held every 28th April around the world to remember those killed, injured, disabled and made unwell by their work and to recognise

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Celebrate Diversity in Haringey – Sunday 23rd April

Come and help celebrate Diversity in Haringey – commemorating the Battle of Wood Green 40 years ago on Ducketts Common when the Wood Green community stood up to the National Front to defend cultural diversity in Haringey.

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FTSE CEOs ‘earn 386 times more than workers on national living wage’

Equality Trust calls on government to force firms to report pay gap between highest-paid and average employee.  Click here to read more

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Modern work-life?

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