Stand up to racism public meeting

A public meeting is to be held on Thursday 9th March at 7.30pm at the United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Road, Leytonstone, E11 1AY.  Click here to read more.

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Zero hours contracts reach record levels

The number of people on controversial zero hours contracts has reached a record high of 910,000.  Click here to read more.

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SERTUC Pensioners Seminar – Friday 17 March 2017

Date and time of event: Fri 17 Mar 2017 – 10:30 to 15:45
Venue: TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London
Costs: FREE admission (registration essential)

SERTUC Pensioners Network OPEN invite: Pensioners Seminar 2017 theme on pensions.  Click here to find out more.

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Public meeting in Walthamstow called to discuss ‘rise in racism’ after Trump’s election

A public meeting will be held at Harmony Hall in Truro Road, Walthamstow, at 7.30pm on Tuesday March 7.  Campaigners have called a public meeting to confront the “rise in racism” after the election of Donald Trump.

Waltham Forest Stand Up to Racism will hold the meeting to discuss ways to “defend our multicultural community” in the wake of the US election last month.  Click here to read more.

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UNISON WASPI Parliamentary drop-in a fair transition to the new state pension age

Wednesday 8 March 2017 • 3pm-5pm • Committee Room 16
 
Following the lobby of Parliament by the Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign on 8th March, UNISON will be further supporting the campaign by holding a drop-in session in Committee Room 16 from 3pm – 5pm.
 
The drop-in is an opportunity for Parliamentarians to come and demonstrate their support for the campaign, as well as learn more about the impact of the state pension age changes on UNISON members.
 
We would encourage as many UNISON members to attend the drop-in as possible.

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Acas offers guidance on bona-fide work status

Bosses can only class their workers as self employed if they bid for work and decide how to carry it out, conciliation service Acas says in new guidance.

High-profile “gig economy” companies such as Uber and Deliveroo have faced legal action over their classification of their workers as self-employed.  Click here to read more.

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Make Some Noise for Justice demonstration

Support the Truth and Justice Campaign.

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Israeli Apartheid Week is here

The 13th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week will take place all around the world between March – April 2017.  Click here to read more.

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We Worked Two Billion Hours Last Year for Free

British workers are handing bosses a massive £33.6 billion a year in free labour through unpaid overtime, new research shows. Click here to read more

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Defend Waltham Forest Schools – Stop the Cuts in Education

An open meeting for parents, teachers and the local community.  Tuesday 28th February 5.30pm Peter May Sports Centre, 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow E17 4HR.  See attached flyer for more details.

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