The Morning Star reports ““UNPRECEDENTED” levels of cuts have seen the number of local library volunteers skyrocket to over 51,000 since the Tories took power. Click here to read more.
With more than one million women members representing 80% of the union, conference hears how UNISON is at the forefront of the campaign to eradicate the gender pay gap. Click here to read more.
Ministers in denial about impact of austerity since 2010, says poverty expert. Click here to read more.
The largest salary packages from Waltham Forest Council employees have been revealed – with more making more than £100,000 than in previous years. Click here to read more.
UNISON launches #OneWageAnyWage campaign is it celebrates 20 years of the national minimum wage. Click here to read more.
Number of workers entering poverty rising faster than employment… click here to read more.
Some council staff struggling on low wages are resorting to taking their possessions to pawnbrokers, says a UNISON report published last week. Click here to read more.
We need an outright ban on zero-hours contracts. Too many workers are being denied job security, sick pay and holiday pay – and insecure work is out of control. Click here to read more and sign the TUC petition.
Dave Knight on a campaign group’s efforts to support vulnerable people. Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights protesting outside Leytonstone Jobcentre Plus. Waltham Forest Stand Up For Your Rights is a local organisation that supports benefits claimants and campaigns…
According to charity Trust for London, Waltham Forest has the highest percentage of jobs paying below the Living Wage anywhere in the capital, at 37 per cent. Click here to read more.