Workers’ Memorial Day Events......

Workers Memorial Day:Thursday 28th April 2011 in the grounds of Walthamstow Town Hall starting at 12:30pm. The event will remember two workers killed in Waltham Forest in the previous year. Continue reading

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Lobby the Cabinet Meeting......

Wednesday 13th April from 6pm at Walthamstow Town Hall

Save the Sheltered Housing Warden Service – We anticipate that there will be a lobby to save the warden service. Continue reading

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Workers’ Memorial Day......

Workers' Memorial Day posterWorkers’ Memorial Day will take place on 28 April.  Details of what the Branch are doing to support his day will be published soon.

Workers' Memorial Day poster - job killer

 

 

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Branch News......

We welcome Martin Nutt, our new Schools Convenor who can be contacted via the Branch Office or email him: martin.nutt@unisonwalthamforest.org.uk.  Martin replaces Len Weiss who has retired and has joined our retired members section. Continue reading

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Tomorrow we march on......

Thanks for supporting the March on 26 March

Thanks to everyone who joined us. It was a terrific day but we obviously still have a lot of work to do to convince this government that there is an alternative way to deal with the national deficit rather than cutting public services, increasing unemployment and causing mass distress to the people. Continue reading

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March for Public Services on 26 March......

26 March A5 poster

Here’s a flyer for the demonstration on Saturday week. It’s really important that all our members support this event. To achieve any impact this march has to be massive.

Our branch are meeting at Walthamstow Selborne Walk at 9:30am for a brief rally with other local trade union branches before we leave from Walthamstow Central at 10am in order to arrive at Embankment at 11am to join the march.

 

 

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March on 26th March – National Demonstration......

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The Big national demonstration is not far away now. This demo is probably the most important event for public sector workers that the TUC has ever organised. Continue reading

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Protect our Pensions......

Not only is the Tory-led Government dismantling our public services but they are also attacking public sector pension schemes as can be seen from the recommendations in the Hutton Report.  Their proposals will leave people working longer, paying more and getting less.  They have already imposed a 3% increase in contributions starting in 2012 and that’s just for starters. Continue reading

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Response for Cabinet......

To All Waltham Forest Councillors

Dear Councillor

UNISON Response to Council Reorganisation Phase 3 – letter following Martin Esom’s letter of 3rd February 2011. Continue reading

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Report from the Parliamentary Commission......

We await the report from the Parliamentary Commission led by Lord Hutton, which is set for publication on 20th October. Keep an eye on this site for updates.

(originally posted February 2011)

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