Monthly Archives: September 2012
Remember we are marching on Saturday 20 October. Join your trade union colleagues and march against austerity.
The Government’s economic plan – cutting hundreds of thousands of jobs, slashing vital public services, an ongoing pay freeze and attacks on the welfare state – is making the economy worse not better and the demonstration on Saturday 20 October under the banner ‘march for a future that works’ will demand an alternative. Continue reading
Support the Miami 5......
The annual vigil for the Miami Five was held outside the American Embassy last night and was addressed by various trade union leaders and Aleida Guevara (Che’s daughter) . The Cuba Solidarity Campaign is asking all trade unionists to support an Early Day Motion in Parliament to press the American government to allow proper visitation rights for the wives of the 5. Amnesty International and many other humanitarian groups around the world are supporting the campaign. Continue reading
UNISON in Waltham Forest members who were consulted by email and gave their opinion to the branch office voted unanimously to support the UNISON national proposal to submit a pay claim for a “substantial flat rate increase on all scale points”. Continue reading
We are holding a Recruitment Competition in order to increase membership throughout the Branch. This will run throughout the year and would involve members who wish to take part registering with the Branch Office. Attached is a form for registration, please complete and return it if you would like to take part. Continue reading
Attached is the full ballot result for the Pensions ballot.
Our Branch Treasurer is leaving and we would like to thank him for his efforts and wish him all the best in his new job. Continue reading