Monthly Archives: January 2013
It is vital that we get as many members to complete the survey as possible so that we can strengthen our negotiations with the Employer and support our case for a decent pay rise in the press and media.
We have an opportunity to send a representative to Cuba to participate in the sixth annual Young Trade Unionists’ May Day Brigade.
Participants will attend the spectacular May Day Rally in Havana, meet members of the Cuban TUC, visit hospitals, schools, workplaces and neighbourhoods and visit the Museum of the Revolution and local Committee for the Defence of the Revolution. Continue reading
The HSE are still investigating Waltham Forest in connection with Asbestos Management (or lack of it!). The Council is still not fully consulting with UNISON about works which have been carried out or are proposed. Work on the garages at the Town Hall and Sycamore House has been done but UNISON was only told after the event. However, UNISON has been able to have Asbestos Management put as a standing item on the agenda of the Corporate Health and Safety Committee. Continue reading
An excellent week of debate, culture and entertainment in the borough starting Saturday 26 January......
It is part of the NEVER AGAIN! campaign which will lead us into a new year of fighting fascism and racism in the borough, nationally and internationally. Continue reading
Make a note in your diary now to attend YOUR Annual General Meeting and join us on Thursday 7th February at Waltham Forest Town Hall Council Chamber at either the 12-2pm or 4-6pm meetings. Food is provided at the lunchtime meeting. Continue reading
A night of music and words for the Holocaust Memorial Week
The line up includes:
- Steve White and the Protest Family
- Graham Larkbey and the Escape Committee
- Somaye Zadeh
- Reddog lights & images
- Tony Tunes at the turntables with shellac & vinyl
- plus assorted poets and singers Continue reading
Support for the benefit cuts dependent on ignorance, TUC-commissioned poll finds.
Please click here for further information – the link will take you to the TUC website.
Waltham Forest UNISON is supporting an international day of action across Europe on Saturday 19th January. This is to demonstrate solidarity with the anti-fascist movement in Greece who are facing attacks and threats from the fascist party, Golden Dawn. Continue reading