Monthly Archives: January 2013

Local Government Pay Matters Members’ Survey 2013......

our pay mattersPlease complete the survey below to help further our campaign for a decent pay rise this year. It is a short survey and should be quick to complete.  The survey ends Friday 8 February.

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.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3Z9JRWN

 
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Young Members – help us build a more vibrant UNISON!......

young peopleWe want to set up  an active Young Members’ Group.   Would you like to be involved?

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

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Health and Safety Briefing......

h&sThe 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

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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

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UNISON AGM 7 February – now is the time to get active!......

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

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A Night of Music and Words Saturday 26th January......

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
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Lies, damned lies, and statistics......

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.

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All Together Against Fascism and Racism in Europe......

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

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