Category: Miscellaneous

Construction firms in lawsuit over £55m payout to blacklisted trade unionists

Eight groups take legal action to make Amec Foster Wheeler pay part of compensation.  Click here to read more.

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Climate emergency declared in Waltham Forest

The decision follows hundreds of protesters marching on the town hall last week.  Click here to read more.

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UNISON condemns the soaring need for food banks in the UK as a ‘national disgrace’

The Trussell Trust distributed a record 1.6 million emergency food parcels in the past year, amid renewed calls for government to end the five-week wait for Universal Credit.  Click here to read more.

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More than 300 protest for local climate emergency

More than 300 people protested outside Waltham Forest town hall last night, calling for the declaration of a climate emergency.  Click here to read more.

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Working for Unison the Trade Union

To register please send your full name, contact details and where you saw this advert to unisonlondonevents@unison.co.uk by 12 noon Thursday 9th May.

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Council to blacklist firms that exploit workers or ban them from joining unions

Conwy council is making moves to ensure firms who that don’t pay the minimum wage or won’t let workers join unions won’t get its contracts.  Click here to read more.

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Number of children in absolute poverty across UK hits 3.7 million after increases of 200,000 in a year

Campaigners say ‘avoidable’ rise in absolute child poverty is result of cuts to benefits and tax credits.  Click here to read more.

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Revealed: Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws

Social network targeted legislators around the world, promising or threatening to withhold investment.  Click here to read more.

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Harmony Hall for All

Users and Community Campaign to Save Harmony Hall, E17 from Closure. User groups have called an emergency public meeting at 7pm on Thursday 28th February in Harmony Hall Truro Road, E17 7BY open to all user groups, the wider community,

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Petition: GLL swimming teachers have had a rise of just 96 pence in a decade

Click here and sign if you think this is wrong.

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