Monthly Archives: March 2012

UNISON Under Attack......

If you thought the recent round of attacks on your union where we lost 2 full time members who’s positions have not been replaced, one member’s secondment was finished and the Schools Convenor post  reduced to 2.5 days per week was bad, there is more to come. Continue reading

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Workers’ Memorial Day Ceremony Friday 27 April at 1pm......

This year, as Workers Memorial Day falls on Saturday 28th April,  our ceremony at Walthamstow Town Hall will take place on Friday 27th April at 1p.m. Continue reading

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UNISON BMG Conference 2012......

Attached is a copy of the Black Members’ Group National Conference report.

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UNISON Pensions Latest......

The latest press release from UNISON confirms that negotiations are continuing. This branch is worried about the parameters of these negotiations as they appear to be based on Continue reading

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Council Forces UNISON to move......

The Council has informed UNISON that the UNISON office will have to be moved off of the Town Hall site. At this moment it would appear that we will be moving to Harvey House in Continue reading

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Branch Meeting – Tuesday 8th May......

The next Branch Meeting will be held on Tuesday 8 May at 12-2pm in the Council Chambers at Waltham Forest Town Hall. Continue reading

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Dyslexia......

Did you know dyslexia is estimated to affect around 10% of the population, occurs in people of all races, backgrounds and abilities and varies from one person to another? Continue reading

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Local Government Pay Freeze......

I attach the latest communication from UNISON regarding the government’s decision to impose the public sector pay freeze for another year. This will be the third year in succession meaning that we have not actually had a pay rise since April 2009. Continue reading

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Free Language Courses......

Have you ever wanted to learn another language?  If the answer is ‘yes’ then you can learn at your own pace using a free website. Continue reading

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Free online training......

Have you ever wanted to learn at your own pace at either a learning centre or at home?  If so then Alison online training may be of use to you.  You can sign up for free and all you need is an e-mail address. Continue reading

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